In the warm summer months of the growing season, alocasia can produce a new leaf every week. 5 out of 5 stars (6,965) 6,965 reviews $ 19.95. The leaf shapes can vary from slim arrowheads to wide heart-shaped leaves. Alocasia is the species and there are many varieties and hybrids, however the main one grown as a houseplant is "Polly" or "Amazonica" (A. amazonica) Some people will argue that " Polly " and " Amazonica " are very different varieties or hybrids and " Polly " is the easier one to grow as a houseplant , although this isn't really true. Most importantly, their leaves can grow pretty large, thus giving the effect of a bigger plant that can grow in a relatively smaller pot. Now it’s literally the dead of winter and it grew this baby leave. This plant goes by many names: Alocasia Polly, Elephant Ear, Kris Plant, and African Mask Plant, to name a few. Nov 14, 2019 - Nicknamed the ”prayer plant”, the Maranta is famous for the unique movements of its dramatic foliage. she predicts. A striking and beautiful houseplant, Alocasia x amazonica 'Polly' (Amazonian Elephant Ear) is a robust rhizomatous evergreen perennial with dark green, narrowly arrow-shaped, wavy-edged leaves, adorned with ribs and margins marked in bright creamy white. Reminiscent of calla lily flowers, yellow flowers are occasionally produced amid the boldly patterned leaves. Alocasia will be the 'It-Plant' in 2021!" Aug 30, 2018 - Alocasia care instructions. The Alocasia amazonica ‘Polly,’ or African Mask plant, is an evergreen tropical perennial houseplant with stunning dark green, arrow-shaped leaves and lobed, wavy edges. Previous Succulents 3 varieties Next Cactus canarias Can06. Alocasia Polly African Plant, African Mask Plant, Poly African, Alocasia Plant, Live House Plant, Ships in 4" or 6" Pot findusintheforest. The Alocasia Amazonica can be easily recognized by its stunning dark green, long, heart-shaped leaves and whitish/light green veins. Favorite Add to Alocasia Polly African mask Dadogard1. In the past few years, it’s become a lot more popular due to the unique and photogenic leaves. In the past few years, it’s become a lot more popular due to its unique and photogenic leaves. The striking feature of Alocasia ‘Polly’ is its glossy green leaves contrasting with their with creamy-white veins. In the fall I moved my alocasia polly from a window sill to a warmer place in my house. Alocasia Polly 3pp. This houseplant is pet-friendly. Alocasia Polly 3pp. Some of our current favourite indoor plants include baby spider plants for window sills, large Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees when you're after an exotic feel, or some of our pure air plants to beautify your bathroom or kids' playroom. Since then all it’s leaves started slowly dying which I figured was just normal dormancy. One eye-catching plant that maximizes real estate: the Alocasia polly. The Alocasia Amazonica can be easily recognized by its stunning dark green, long, heart-shaped leaves and whitish/light green veins. "Alocasias have huge leaves that grow in different shapes and color variations. House plants for windowsills – Alocasia x amazonica ‘Polly’ ‘Polly’ is a compact aroid cultivar with glossy, veined leaves with attractive margins. How to Grow Alocasia Plants . They do well in medium to bright indirect light, watered weekly. It comes potted in six different colors, shown here in Mint. 19.95. Even with a shorter growing season in northern climates, these plants can have rapid growth. Following these instructions, you should have no problem keeping your Alocasia surviving and thriving for years. Each new leaf may be twice the size of the previous week. 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