Borneo King are very easy to grow tropical plants that require little care indoors or out. Like other aroids, many species of Alocasia can be grown as houseplants, or outdoors in mild climates. They thrive in moist soils with high organic matter and grow best when provided with filtered sunlight.
Alocasia Borneo King is the Huge result of a lot of breeding to produce a large upright growing Alocasia that can reach monstrous size in northern climates. The plant is similar to Alocasia Odora as far as hardiness and vigor but with the size of Alocasia Borneo giant which can grow to giant size in far southern states. Many wish they to could grow them that big in the north now it is possible with Alocasia Borneo King.I think this is the nicest of all Elephant ear plants, the tropical look is instant. Can grow 6-8 feet in its first year, a mature specimen can exceed heights of 12 feet with individual leaves 5 feet wide. The leaves are thick and are held firmly upright by the stout stems, making the size more manageable in the landscape. It is capable of growing in full sun if well-irrigated and planted in rich organic soil. In shade or partial shade, very little work is required to grow this beautiful specimen once it becomes established. Sun or part shade. Zones: 7 -11. We grow only Tissue culture plants so disease-free and 12" or more high plant shipped. Two free fertilizer spikes and growing instructions included with plants.
This Colocasia Maximus Gigante Elephant Ear is simply awesome! The amazing color of these giant leaves will stop even the most hurried passerby. The large leaves reach up to 3-6’ long and 2’ wide and they have a striking lime green center vein with lateral outreaching stripes on top of a greenish-black leaf. Used as a focal plant on a patio or in an outdoor garden, ‘Maximus Gigante’ will delight you the entire season long. Warmth, light, and high moisture are keys to having these magnificent giants grow to their fullest potential. Be sure to give regular fertilizer during the rapid growth phase of summer. Hardiness Zone 8 - 11, Sun Requirement, Full Sun, Partial Sun, Nice 14" plant shipped. We grow only Tissue culture plants so guaranteed disease-free. Two free fertilizer spikes and growing instructions included with plants. Only one shipping charge of $10.95 for as many plants from our shop as you like.
The Black Beauty is a compact elephant ear that grows 4 to 6 feet tall and wide. It has puckered, dark purple leaves and thick black stems. If your plant doesn't look just like the picture, give it a little time to grow up. Elephant ears' attributes become even more defined when they mature. Mature height: 4-6 feet, Light: 65%-73% shade. Likes high light. Zones 8 - 11. We grow only Tissue culture plants so guaranteed disease-free. Two free fertilizer spikes and growing instructions included with plants. Only one shipping charge of $10.95 for as many plants from our shop as you like. Healthy 10" plant shipped and growing fast.- Sold out till Jan.
Dark star is a cross of four different varieties of elephant ear, selected with the goal of creating a hybrid that combines impressive size with improved cold tolerance. Dark star delivers. It can reach 6 feet high, with leaves up to 5 feet wide. For added drama, the deep purple of the stem is continued in the purple veins of each leaf.
While it's not cold hardy in our climate here, it can tolerate temperatures down to about 15 degrees, which is unusual for a plant of tropical origin. Just give it full to part sun, even moisture, and plenty of room to grow. Hardiness Zone 8 - 11, Beautiful 10" or larger shipped.
The Beautiful Alocasia, 'Frydek' is native to subtropical Asia and Australia. This plant appreciates a bright and humid environment in the home or office. Its velvet dark green leaves are shaped like an arrowhead with highly defined silvery-green veins. ‘Frydek’ makes an outstanding potted plant for the home or garden. The mature, broad, velvety black leaves have striking white veins making this easy-care plant a real beauty. The juvenile leaves appear as bright lime-green and the pale leaf stems have a purplish jagged banding which adds even more intrigue to this eye-catching species. In our greenhouses, it has shown itself to be a strong grower resisting many of the winter decline issues that other Alocasias have. We grow only Tissue culture plants so guaranteed disease-free. Two free fertilizer spikes and growing instructions included with plants. Hardiness Zone 09 - 11, Sun Requirement Partial Sun, Shade, Grows to 2-3', Minimum Temperature 60, Easy Grower. Beautiful Cute, 7" plant shipped. - Sold Out till Feb.
Add a tropical feel to any room with a Hope Philodendron, approximately 8 - 9 inches tall at shipment. Enjoy watching this baby grow and perform!
Hope Philodendron is a great indoor air purifier. Hope is a beautiful Philodendron that is compact and more adaptable to smaller containers, on desktops and interior spaces. With maturity, ‘Hope’ has deeply serrated leaves with the distinct split-leaf tropical look many Philodendrons offer.
Ships USPS Priority mail'. Like all philodendrons, Hope grows perfectly well in rooms with very low light. As a bonus, it not only grows well but actually cleans toxins out of the air. Little Hope philodendron is ideal for offices or any buildings without direct sunlight because they seem to thrive anywhere.
USDA Growing zones 8 - 11 for growing as an outdoor landscape filtered light specimen. Nice 10" plant shipped with 2 free fertilizer spikes and directions for growing.
Bird-of-paradise - Orange-Blue - (Strelitzia reginae) Bird-of-paradise or crane flower (Strelitzia reginae) is a native of South Africa and is closely related to the banana. The herbaceous plant derives its common names from the unique flower it bears, which resembles a brightly colored bird in flight. The leathery leaves are held upright on stiff leafstalks and are about 6 inches wide and 18 inches long. The plant forms a 3- to 5-foot-tall clump that can be used as a focal point in the landscape or in mass plantings. The evergreen leaves of bird-of-paradise do not drop from the plant, which makes it an excellent addition around pools or wherever shedding leaves are an aesthetic and/or maintenance problem. In colder climates, Bird of Paradise can be used as a houseplant.
The plant will tolerate temperatures as low as 24°F for a short time; however, freezing temperatures will damage developing flower buds and flowers. Does best in moist, well-draining soil. Flowers and foliage slightly larger in partial shade. Space 6' apart. Zone 9-12. Healthy 7" plants shipped now.
Thailand Giant - Giant Elephant Ear Its glaucous green leaves can measure a whopping 5' long x 4' wide each. ... From a young age, this plant produces pleasantly perfumed, white, lily-like flowers, though it really is grown more for its gigantic leaves. Eay to grow Sun or part shade. Grown in a 4" pot. Zones: 7 -10. We grow only Tissue culture plants so guaranteed disease-free 12"+ high shipped. Two free fertilizer spikes and growing instructions included with plants.