Wentii Elephant Ear (Went's Hardy/New Guinea Shield) - Alocasia wentii
The Wentii is a quick-growing Alocasia. When the Wentii matures, flip over the leaf to find a nice bronze color hidden underneath. If your plant doesn't look just like the picture, give it a little time to grow up. Elephant ears' attributes become more defined when they mature.
Mature height: 7-10+ feet. Light: Filtered sunlight. Soil: Well-drained. Keep moist but not soggy. Zones: 7b-11.
GOOD TO KNOW
Damaged leaves? Don’t fret. The leaves will quickly re-grow from the tubers. And you won’t even have to wait for the plant to mature. Even starter-size plants will produce new leaves.
Size: Our plants ship in 3-inch-deep pots when they are 2.5-6 inches tall so they can grow to maturity under your green thumb.
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