Plant Profile: Elephant's Ear
This dramatic and attractive plant is known for its huge and unique heart-shaped leaves. If you’re looking to add some tropical vibes to your garden, you can't go past this green beauty!
Overview & Care
Also known as:
Elephant's Ear, Persian Palm
Origins & climate:
East & Southeast Asia | Tropical & Subtropical
This plant craves lots of bright and indirect light. For it to grow well, avoid exposure to the two extremes: either placing in complete shade or under direct sunlight.
If growing your Elephant Ear inside, it’s best to place it in a north or southwest-facing window.
This lush plant is accustomed to a damp and humid tropical environment, thus prefers to stay fairly moist (but certainly not soggy).
This plant thrives in rich, good quality and well-draining, potting mix. Ensure your pot has good drainage and pour out excess water in drainage tray.