Alocasia ‘Regal Shields’, Elephant Ear

(6 customer reviews)

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For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

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6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

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Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

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Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Terracotta 12″ Planter

Each pot is handcrafted Italian Terracotta and is unglazed for a distinct finish, giving off a modern-rustic appeal that can transform your space in minutes.

  • Includes drainage hole
  • Pot is perfect for our large plants
  • Every pot is unique and may have imperfections
  • Size: 12″ wide X 10″ tall
  • Includes terracotta saucer

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Description

This Statuesque Stunner Makes a Bold Visual Statement

The Elephant Ear or Alocasia Regal Shields is one of our most popular plants –with good reason. Its large, textural leaves conjure up the tropics in one quick glance. Plant lovers admire its dark green topside and purple underside that’s accented with lime green veins.

Native to Africa, the Alocasia grows to between 5 and 6 feet tall. Outdoors, the plant is wind-resistant, and prefers indirect sun and moist soil. It’s a great choice for a balcony or terrace. Indoors, make sure to keep the plant away from an AC or heating vent, as it dislikes constant changes of temperatures.

Additional information

Zone

10a, 10b, 11a, 11b

Sun Exposure

Full Shade, Medium Shade, Partial Shade

Mature Height

12 in – 30 in

6 reviews for Alocasia ‘Regal Shields’, Elephant Ear

  1. Gina S. (verified owner)

    I can’t wait until it gets even bigger 😉

  2. Phuong P. (verified owner)

  3. Talaat Aggour (verified owner)

  4. Jordan H. (verified owner)

    I ordered 6 plants and 5/6 were extremely well acclimated into my home. This one has some burnt leaves and some discoloration on the leaves. After a couple of days, I moved it into a room with more filtered sunlight… so this could be a ‘me’ problem and it’s not all of them. I think this plant is just a little particular and needs the right spot. We’ll see! Overall, I checked out 5 different websites offering plant delivery and PlantVine had the best prices and a fantastic selection!

  5. Jamie R. (verified owner)

    This was a huge wishlist plant for me! It came in great condition! So excited to finally have this big guy in my collection and watch him grow!!

  6. Melissa Evans (verified owner)

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Why others chose this plant.

I absolutely love the size of the leaves on this plant! I can't wait to turn my deck into a tropical retreat this summer.

I love the dark matte finish of this plant! It's so regal!

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