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Alocasia Stingray, Elephant Ear 'Stingray'
Alocasia Baby Ray

Alocasia Stingray

Elephant Ear 'Stingray'
Family: Araceae
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

Alocasia Stingray is a large shrub that grows 5-10 feet tall, and is great for adding a touch of the exotic to your garden. This ornamental foliage is great for any garden and has an eye-popping effect with its edgy, contemporary leaves. The leaves are dark green, glossy, and have a long and thin tail at the end of of each leaf. The leaves have an almost leathery, wavy-textured appearance, making it a great addition to any patio or garden.

When growing Alocasia Stingray you should place it in a semi-shady spot, with indirect sunlight. Alocasia Stingray loves water, so make sure to water it regularly for it to thrive and grow big. You'll need to be especially attentive during spring and summer when the temperatures and the days are warmer. If you want to grow Alocasia Stingray in a pot, you should be able to keep it small by moving it inside during cold months, however, in USDA Zone 9-11 it can tolerate a mature cold hardiness of up to 30s F for a short period of time. Additionally, Alocasia Stingray is flood tolerant, so don't be afraid if your watering is a bit excessive.

Finally, Alocasia Stingray is an ideal plant for container gardens, allowing you to move it inside when the temperatures drops in colder regions. Make sure to place your pots in a well-lit spot, with indirect sunlight and water it regularly. This will ensure your Alocasia Stingray stays healthy and beautiful all year round.


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