Alocasia California ( Alocasia odora 'California' )

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Plant Specifications

Plant Name Alocasia California
Mature Height 6-7 feet
Mature Width 3-4 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Partial Sun/Shade
Temperature Tolerance 60-85°F
Watering Needs Moderate (once a week)
Growth Rate 10-12 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes, with indirect sunlight
Flowering Time Summer
Origin Native to South America

A Stunning Upright Elephant Ear

This beautiful plant is a must-have for any plant lover. With its striking paddle-shaped leaves and fragrant blooms whose perfume is extra intense and beautiful at night, it's sure to add a touch of elegance to any space.

How to Grow

Alocasia California (Alocasia odora 'California') is a relatively easy plant to grow. It prefers bright, indirect light and well-draining soil.

  • Water it deeply when the soil is dry to the touch, but allow the soil to dry out between waterings.
  • Fertilize it every few months with a balanced fertilizer.

Care Tips

Alocasia California (Alocasia odora 'California') is a drought-tolerant plant, so it doesn't need to be watered often. It is also relatively pest- and disease-resistant. However, it is important to protect it from frost.


Alocasia California (Alocasia odora 'California') can be used as an indoor or outdoor plant. It is also a popular choice for xeriscaping.

Planting Tips

Plant Alocasia California (Alocasia odora 'California') in full sun and well-draining soil. Space the plants 3-4 feet apart. Water the plants deeply when the soil is dry to the touch.


Alocasia California (Alocasia odora 'California') is a low-maintenance plant. Dead leaves should be removed to prevent pests and diseases. The plant may need to be repotted every few years.


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