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Alocasia “Green Shield” Elephant Ear Plant
$8.99 sales tax
Plants for sale are Alocasia “Green Shield” plants Each plant I offer is Hybridized and grown from tissue cultures to be a disease free exact replica of the mother plant. Plants for sale are between 5-16″ tall. One of the most attractive species o..
Plants for sale are Alocasia “Green Shield” plants. Each plant I offer is Hybridized and grown from tissue cultures to be a disease free exact replica of the mother plant. Plants for sale are between 5-16″ tall.
One of the most attractive species of Alocasia, Alocasia Green Shield was introduced from the Philippines, its leaves are ovate, elliptic and almost totally peltate. Its upper leaf surface is bright lime-green with dramatically contrasting dark zones around the primary veins, while the lower leaf surface is paler green. Leaves reach 26-28” by 18-20” and have a softer texture.
The petioles and peduncles are lime green , the tube of the spathe is white with a tint of pale lime and the blade of the spathe is white. The lower portion of the spadix is cream to white and the upper sterile appendage is yellow.
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How to grow Alocasia Green Shield
Outdoor growing instructions
Indoor Growing Instructions
Soil requirements and planting instructions
- 50 percent potting soil;
- 20 percent peat moss;
- 20 percent orchid bark with charcoal;
- 10 percent shredded sphagnum moss and a handful of perlite.