Stingray Alocasia macrorrhiza Stingray Elephant Ear Tropical Plant
Alocasia are a beautiful tropical plant genus featuring stunning growing foliage that can be categorized as Elephant Ears, heart-shaped, or arrow-shaped plants, this plant has a longer tip at the arrowhead making it look just like the animal it is named after, the Stingray!
Alocasia are a lower canopy tropical plant that loves high humidity and dappled light, we recommend keeping them wet with nutrient-rich distilled water or spring water. Like most Calathea, Alocasia are prone to some pets so we recommend adding our "Plant Shield & Shine" to your order and treating your plants every other week preventatively.
Available in the following packaging based on your preference:
- Nursery Pot - Standard plastic 6-inch planter pot that can be placed inside a larger pot or left as is until it outgrows it.
- Selene - This plant comes packaged together with a white 6 inch round marbled porcelain planter pot ready for your home or office space with a porcelain rose gold tray to catch drips when watered.
If your plant needs added humidity our Plant Mister would make a perfect addition to your plant shelf for both function and beauty.
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Our plants are shipped from our indoor greenhouse in South Florida. Please note all our plants are one of a kind and if you want to message us we can send you a picture of the exact one you will receive. The product image here is intended to be the best representation of what you can expect to receive but yours may have slightly less or more growth depending on the crop we have when your order is placed. Any lifestyle pictures are meant to demonstrate how a fully grown or more mature plant looks for you to get a sense of it in your space.
- Botanical Name
- Alocasia macrorrhiza Stingray
- Common Names
- Alocasia, Elephant Eats, Stingray Alocasia macrorrhiza
- Plant Type
- Tropical Plant
- Mature Size
- 9 inch to 3 foot tall
- Sun Exposure
- Indirect to Bright Indirect
- Soil Type
- Moist but well draining loamy
- Soil pH
- Slightly Acidic
- Bloom Time
- Spring Summer
- Flower Color
- Not really showy light yellow color
- Hardiness Zones
- Zone 10-11; grown as a houseplant in all climates
- Native Area
- Tropical and subtropical regions of eastern Australia and areas of Asia
- Toxicity/ Pet Friendly
- Not pet safe, toxic to humans and pets
All our plants ship exclusively with UPS to ensure they arrive timely and in good condition. We ship most of our plants Mondays & Tuesdays to most of the USA to ensure they arrive speedy to your location. If you order on a Tuesday after 12 PM ET it is possible that we would not ship it till the following Monday.
We monitior the weather in each destination location to maximize the shipping time and utilize thermal protection to ensure that the plant is protected. You can add a heatpack or thermal bag to your order if temperatures at night fall below 40 degrees.
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Every single plant came packed so well and made the trip safely. They are all very healthy and beautiful. They are adapting well. I will definitely buy more plants from Verdant Lyfe
I was so pleased when I received my package and saw the elephant ear. It is beautiful. thank you so much.