Elephant Ear (Alocasia Hilo Beauty)

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Growing Zone: 8-11

Growing Zone: 8-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Elephant Ear (Alocasia Hilo Beauty)
Mature Height 3-5 feet
Mature Width 2-4 feet
Spacing Plant with spacing of 2-3 feet
Sunlight Prefers partial shade to filtered sunlight
Temperature Tolerance Thrives in temperatures between 65°F to 80°F
Watering Needs Moderate, keep soil consistently moist but not waterlogged
Growth Rate Moderate
Difficulty Level Moderate care required
Grows Well Indoors Suitable for indoor growth with bright, indirect light
Flowering Time Typically blooms in late spring to early summer
Origin Native to Southeast Asia

Alocasia Hilo Beauty: A Striking Addition to Your Garden

Alocasia Hilo Beauty, also known as Elephant Ear, is a captivating tropical plant that can enhance the beauty of any garden. With its broad, arrow-shaped leaves and unique foliage patterns, this plant is a popular choice for landscaping in warm climates. Here's everything you need to know about growing and caring for Alocasia Hilo Beauty.

How to Grow

Alocasia Hilo Beauty thrives in warm, humid climates and prefers well-draining soil. It can grow up to several feet tall, making it a stunning focal point in your garden. This plant requires partial shade to filtered sunlight and should be watered regularly to maintain soil moisture. Fertilize the plant every few weeks during the growing season to support its lush foliage.

Care Tips

To ensure the health of your Alocasia Hilo Beauty, regularly remove any yellow or damaged leaves. This allows the plant to channel its energy into producing new, vibrant foliage. Protect the plant from direct sunlight and strong winds, as these can cause stress to the leaves. Keep a watchful eye for pests, and promptly address any issues to prevent them from spreading.


Alocasia Hilo Beauty is a popular choice for landscaping in warm climates, providing a tropical and exotic feel to gardens. It can also be grown in containers, making it suitable for patios and indoor spaces. While not typically grown for edible purposes, its striking appearance adds aesthetic value to any setting.

Planting Tips

When planting Alocasia Hilo Beauty, choose a location with partial shade to filtered sunlight. Ensure the soil is well-draining and consistently moist, avoiding waterlogged conditions. Dig a hole slightly larger than the root ball, backfill with soil, and firm it down. Water the plant thoroughly after planting and maintain regular watering throughout its growth.


To maintain the beauty of your Alocasia Hilo Beauty, regularly remove yellow or damaged leaves. Fertilize the plant every few weeks during the growing season to promote healthy foliage. Protect it from direct sunlight and strong winds to prevent stress on the leaves and ensure optimal growth.



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