Alocasia is a genus in the Araceae family. It currently has 97 accepted species. Although, you’ll see many other species being sold online and by growers especially in Southeast Asia.
If you love collecting unique looking plants, alocasias are perfect for you since many growers are actively creating new hybrids and cultivars.
The plants in this genus are rhizomatous or tuberous. They produce flowers of various sizes and appearances.
But in most cases, Alocasias as best known for their large, broad leaves.
The plants are a perennials and can be grown indoors and outdoors. Some get very big. So, it makes more sense to keep them outdoors, be in it pots or in the ground.
They are native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and Eastern Australia.
Below, our Alocasia Plant Care articles go through many different varieties of the this genus.
- How Fast Do Elephant Ears Grow? (And How to Make it Grow Faster)
- Alocasia Polly Turning Yellow (Causes and How to Fix It)
- Why Are My Alocasia Leaves Curling? (And How to Fix It)
- Elephant Ear Leaves Drooping (Causes and Solutions)
- How to Grow & Care for Alocasia Macrorrhiza (Giant Taro)
- Alocasia Dragon Tooth Care – How to Grow Alocasia Longiloba Dragon’s Tooth
- Alocasia Clypeolata Plant Care – How to Grow Alocasia Green Shield
- Alocasia Odora Variegata Care – Light, Water, Soil, Propagation & Repotting
- Alocasia Sinuata Plant Care – How to Grow Alocasia Quilted Dreams
- Alocasia Sanderiana Plant Care – Growing Kris Plant
- Alocasia Sarian Care – Light, Water, Potting Soil, Propagation & Repotting
- Caring for Alocasia Ivory Coast Plant Indoors & Outdoors
- Alocasia Leaves Turning Yellow (Causes and Solutions)
- How to Grow Alocasia Mickey Mouse (Xanthosoma Variegata Mickey Mouse)
- Alocasia Jacklyn Caring and Growing Guide
- Alocasia Dark Star Care and Propagation Guide and Tips
- Alocasia Longiloba Houseplant Care Inside Out
- Alocasia Gray Dragon Plant Care – Growing Alocasia Maharani Grey Dragon
- Alocasia Azlanii Plant Care Guide – Growing Jewel Alocasia at Home
- Alocasia Stingray Care – Light, Water, Potting Soil Mix, Proapgation & Repotting
- Black Stemmed Alocasia Care & Growing Guide (Alocasia Macrorrhiza Black Stem)
- How to Grow Alocasia Nebula Imperialis
- How to Propagate Alocasia Polly (African Mask Plants)
- Alocasia Sanderiana Nobilis Complete Care Guide
- Alocasia Sumo Plant Care – How to Grow Sumo Elephant Ear
- Growing Alocasia Chantrieri Plant Care and Instructions
- How to Care for Alocasia Black Velvet (Alocasia Reginula)
- How to Care for Alocasia Low Rider
- Alocasia Calidora Plant Care Guide – Growing Calidora Elephant Ear
- Alocasia Hilo Beauty Elephant Ear Plant Care Guide & Tips
- How to Grow the Alocasia Tiny Dancer Plant Indoors & Outdoors
- Alocasia Silver Dragon Plant Care – How to Grow Alocasia Baginda Silver Dragon
- Variegated Alocasia Elephant Ear Plants (Alocasia Macrorrhiza Variegata)
- Alocasia Pink Dragon Complete Care – Growing Alocasia Baginda Pink Dragon Plant
- Alocasia Albo Plant Care – How to Grow Alocasia Albo Variegata
- Alocasia Melo Care – How to Grow Alocasia Rugosa
- Alocasia California Care Guide – Growing California Elephant Ears Plant