Common names: African Mask Plant, Alocasia Grey Dragon', Elephant Ear
Alocasia is a genus comprised of around 80 varieties of subtropical plant, known for their impressive leaf design, shape, and size (some varieties have leaves that can grow up to 3 feet in length!) They do require a bit more attention as they want a lot of humidity, are not drought-tolerant, and will burn easily if exposed to direct sunlight. If you can provide an appropriate nourishing environment, you will be rewarded with stunning foliage!
The Alocasia 'Maharani' or 'Grey Dragon' is known for it's deep green leaves that are leathery, thick, and uniquely textured.
Water: 85% Dry
Ease: Green Thumb
Pet Friendly: No
Care: Alocasias thrive in a humid environment! Consider putting your Alocasia in a well-lit kitchen or bathroom to ensure consistently humid conditions.