Hooded Dwarf Elephant Ear,Chinese Taro - growing as a container plant, Brooksville, FL 2005
Bloom on Alocasia cucullata
cucullata ( infloureccence )
Alocasia cucullata, Hooded Dwarf Elephant Ear plants, showing bare root / bulbs of 2 plants that are 4-5 years old. Ruler, for comparision, is 18"
In my Zone 8 garden, part sun, 2nd season after over winter in-ground. A little over a foot high.
Very pretty shape.
Buddha's Hand Elephant Ear made into Bonsai specimens by allowing soil to dry between watering and keeping leaves trimmed.
Buddha's Hand -- beautiful performer in the shade garden with generous increases
Buddha's Hand, pollenating just after the oak tree does... Allergy season's in full bloom!
How much it's grown since my pic of 2008. Richmond TX z9a, 12/20/2015. Approx. size today 10' x 10'
Leu Gardens, Orlando, Florida, winter