Alocasia Yucatan Princess | Elephant's Ear
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Alocasia 'Yucatan Princess' is a striking member of the Elephant's Ear family, boasting large, deep green leaves with a glossy finish and prominent veins. It gets its name due to its resemblance to an elephant's ear. The 'Yucatan Princess' stands out for its upright growth and deep burgundy stems, lending it a majestic presence in any garden or indoor setting.
Why We Like It
- Bold, deep green leaves make a dramatic statement.
- Striking burgundy stems add to its visual appeal.
- Adaptable as both an indoor houseplant and outdoor specimen.
What to Know
- Prefers bright, indirect light when grown indoors; direct sunlight can cause leaf burn.
- Requires consistently moist soil, but avoid letting the plant sit in water.
- High humidity is ideal; consider placing in a humid location or regularly misting the plant.
- Use a well-draining potting mix to prevent root rot.
- Protect from cold temperatures; it's sensitive to frost.
- Typically produces inconspicuous greenish-white spathes.
- Rarely flowers as a houseplant, more likely in tropical outdoor settings.
Eventual Height and Spread
- Height: Up to 150-180 cm.
- Spread: 100-120 cm.