Common Name : Elephant Ear Green, Taro, Alocasia, Caribbean Cabbage,Malanga
The Alocasia Xanthosoma is a very beautiful houseplant with very decorative foliage and easy to maintain. Native to Columbia, it has also been introduce to Africa in the 16th century, spread also to tropical America and West Indies. The Xanthosoma rarely flowers,but be sure to give it enough space because it easily reaches 1.50m to 2m.
Sun exposure: Part shade
Watering : Water regularly to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.