Alocasia 'Yucatan Princess'. Alocasia Sarawakensis. 

The Alocasia 'Yucatan Princess' is a very unusual ornamental plant. Impressive large leaves have a rippled texture and can reach up to a foot in length. Sat on fine, elegant chocolate coloured stems they are a deep glossy grey green colour on top with a spectacularly contrasting metallic maroon-plum colour to their undersides.

This impressive foliage provides a wonderful backdrop to richly coloured flowers in any garden. Frost tender it is perfect for growing in containers and placing into a border through summer to give it a tropical look and then moving indoors through winter. Alternatively their spectacular foliage makes them a striking houseplant. In ideal conditions flowers may be produced.

 

These specimens are exceptional quality from Specialist Growers. Photos 1-2 show some of the actual plants coming into stock. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes. 

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ALOCASIA 'YUCATAN PRINCESS'.

SKU: AlocYucatPrin-15
£109.95Price
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  • Latin Name: Alocasia 'Yucactan Princess'. Alocasia Sarawakensis.

    Common Name: Elephant Ears.

    Origin: Cultivar From Borneo .

    Hardiness: Protect from frost. Can be grown ouside during Spring-Summer, then brought into a frost free position.

    Growth Characteristics: Very stylish and impressive perennial. Large exotic looking rippled leaves glossy grey green with maroon plum colored undersides on elegant chocolate coloured stems . Grows to 2m high and 1.5m wide. May flower if conditions are right.

    Sunlight: Full sun/partial shade.

    Exposure: Sheltered. 

    Soil: Rich fertile soil moisture retentive soil.

    Moisture: Very thirsty plants, keep moist through summer. Dry in winter. Mist if inside.

    Feeding: Feed regularly in summer.

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