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Alocasia sanderiana 'Nobilis'/Kris Plant

Alocasia sanderiana 'Nobilis' / Alocasia sanderiana 'Nobilis'
Native to the Philippines this tropical elephant ear is grown for its beautifully colored leaves
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Native to the Philippines this tropical elephant ear is grown for its beautifully colored leaves

Has prominently deep lobes which adds interest

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Scientific Name: Alocasia sanderiana 'Nobilis'
Common Name: Kris Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: The primary feature of this tropical elephant ear is the wavy, v-shaped, deeply lobed, green leaves with prominent white veins. The undersides of the leaves are red. It thrives in fertile, moist soils and direct sunlight although it will tolerate considerable shade. It makes a high profile container plant for the patio, terrace or other outdoor space where the plant can be viewed up close for its attractive foliage.