Alocasia 'Cucullata', also known as the Hooded Dwarf Elephant Ear is an evergreen, ornamental houseplant that makes a wonderful addition to your home. The glossy green foliage is lush and heart-shaped, bringing an exotic touch to your home.
This fast growing foliage plant originates from the tropics of Asia, and prefers a shady area so when growing it in your home, give it plenty of light and water but not direct sunlight -position it by a bright window.
Not only spectacular to look at, leafy tropical houseplants also provide a beneficial air-cleaning service. It has been found that houseplants can actually improve the environment in our homes, clearing the air, removing toxins and adding valuable oxygen to the air that we breathe.
Supplied as an established plant in a 12cm nursery pot, Alocasia cucullata will grow to a height of about 90cm.
Supplied as an established plant in a 12cm nursery pot, growing to a height of about 40cm.
Harmful if eaten/skin irritant
Note: Alocasia macrorrhiza is harmful if eaten and is a skin and eye irritant to some people. Keep out of reach of children and pets.