Elephants Ear Plant
Theese plants is quite unique with its beautiful leaves, which can become very large and in the shape reminiscent of a elefants ear. In the Alocasia family, there are more than 70 plant varieties, and a part of them can still be found growing wild in tropical climates. Elefantøre-the plant is ideal for everyone who wishes to bring nature indoors and create a tropical atmosphere in the home. Elefantøre-plant a good fit for you, who likes to care for your plants. It is not wildly difficult to fit, but it requires a little attention periodically.
Botanical name: Alocasia
Irrigation: the Plant thrive, if it is watered regularly, ca. 1 once a week in summer and about. 1 time each 14s day in the winter season. As a general rule, you water when the soil has dried out the surface.
Location: Theese plants would be placed in a room with light shade. They tolerate neither direct sunlight or full shade, but if you do find a good place in between, it will in turn be able to reward you with a stunning lush growth.
What do I do if the sweat? : If your alocasia begins to form moisture on the leaves and starts to drip, it can be a sign that it is too hot or that you have the water too much. Be sure to let the soil dry out between waterings and give just the water plant can suck and no more.
Remove the old blade: It is quite normal that the bottom and older leaves begin to fade over time. Cut these leaves, so there is room for new shoots at the top.
Temperature: Thrive at room temperature (15-30 °C)
Fertilizer: In the spring/summer elefantøre-the plant likes to get a bit of fertilizer. 1 times per month.
NOTE: IN the winter you must not, however, give your plant fertilizer, as it here is in a form of hibernation. The plant should be in growth in order to be able to record næringstoffer.