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🌻 Plant Care Guide For Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince'

Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince'

🪴   Intermediate

Botanical Name: Alocasia longiloba Purple Prince

Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince'

Botanical Name: Alocasia longiloba Purple Prince

High Water

Medium Light

Toxic

🪴   Intermediate
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📚 Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' Care Guide

Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' details
💧️ Water - High Water
High Water Needs
Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' can tolerate and grow in low light and shady areas which means it prefers about 2 hours of diffused natural light. Remember, low light does not mean NO light! All plants need light to survive, some more than others.
When plants like Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' grow in low light or shady areas, you will want to avoid exposing them to direct sunlight unless direct sun is specified as a light need for the plant. In which case it can tolerate a wide range of low light to direct sun conditions and is very forgiving!
If growing outdoors, you will want to plant Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' in a shady area.Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' is a great option for shade gardens or underneath trees or near fence lines that provide cover from bright sunlight.
If growing indoors, you can grow this type of plant in a lot of different areas of your house. The only thing to keep in mind is that you will want to avoid direct sunlight (unless specified) for Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince'. This means if you are growing near a South-facing window, make sure to place it a few feet away from the window. South-facing windows receive the most amount of bright, indirect and direct light a day. Eastern-facing windows receive light in the morning and afternoon shade, while West-facing windows receive sun in the afternoon. North-facing windows receive the least amount of light and would be great candidates for where to place you Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince'.
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☀️ Light - Medium Light OR Low Light
Moderate Light | Partial Shade

Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' can tolerate and grow in moderate light and partially shady areas which means it prefers about 2-4 hours of diffused natural light. Moderate and partial shade plants can tolerate some bright, direct sun, but it's best to give them respite and plant in primarily shady areas of your space.

When plants like Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' grow in moderate light or partially shady areas, you will want to avoid exposing them to direct sunlight unless direct sun is specified as a light need for the plant. In which case it can tolerate a wide range of low light to direct sun conditions and is very forgiving!

If growing outdoors, you will want to plant Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' in a primarily partially shady area that may receive some morning sun (East side).Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' is a great option for shade gardens or underneath trees or near fence lines that provide cover from bright sunlight.

If growing indoors, you can grow this type of plant in a lot of different areas of your house. The only thing to keep in mind is that you'll want to avoid direct sunlight (unless specified) for Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince'. This means if you are growing near a South-facing window, make sure to place it a few feet away from the window. South-facing windows receive the most amount of bright, indirect and direct light a day. Eastern-facing windows receive light in the morning and afternoon shade, while West-facing windows receive sun in the afternoon. North-facing windows receive the least amount of light and would be great candidates for where to place you Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince'.
Low Light | Shade

Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' can tolerate and grow in low light and shady areas which means it prefers about 2 hours of diffused natural light. Remember, low light does not mean NO light! All plants need light to survive, some more than others.

When plants like Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' grow in low light or shady areas, you will want to avoid exposing them to direct sunlight unless direct sun is specified as a light need for the plant. In which case it can tolerate a wide range of low light to direct sun conditions and is very forgiving!

If growing outdoors, you will want to plant Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' in a shady area.Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' is a great option for shade gardens or underneath trees or near fence lines that provide cover from bright sunlight.

If growing indoors, you can grow this type of plant in a lot of different areas of your house. The only thing to keep in mind is that you'll want to avoid direct sunlight (unless specified) for Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince'. This means if you are growing near a South-facing window, make sure to place it a few feet away from the window. South-facing windows receive the most amount of bright, indirect and direct light a day. Eastern-facing windows receive light in the morning and afternoon shade, while West-facing windows receive sun in the afternoon. North-facing windows receive the least amount of light and would be great candidates for where to place you Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince'
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🐶️ Pet Toxicity - Toxic
Toxic To Pets

Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' is toxic to your pet friends. Becareful and keep out of reach of dogs, cats, and other pets.
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🌳 Mature Size
Up to 2 to 3 Feet tall.

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🧪 Soil pH Needs
Not Known.

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🦋 Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' Plant Uses and Characteristics
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🌺 When does Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' bloom?
Blooms in mid Spring.Blooms from late Spring from early Summer.
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🌱 Propagation Methods
By Rhizome Division |
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🚫 Dangers
Entire plant toxic when ingested.
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❤️‍🔥 Grows well in...
Reported by Neverland plant community to grow well in:
Florida 4
South Carolina 1
Arkansas 1
Texas 1
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🌎 Hardiness Zone
Hardiness zones (or Grow Zones) are areas where Upright Elephant Ear 'Purple Prince' is able to grow outdoors year round.
If you are located outside of the specified grow zones, you will need to bring your plant indoors during cooler months if you are growing outside. We recommend growing in a container or indoors.


Zone 9A
20 to 25 F
Zone 9B
25 to 30 F
Zone 10A
30 to 35 F
Zone 10B
35 to 40 F
Zone 11
40 to 50 F
Zone 9A
Zone 9 offers generally favorable conditions for growing most types of plants outdoors. This zone's coldest temperatures rarely drop below freezing in the winter time.This zone also offers fairly long growing seasons from mid February to early December. It's a great zone for cultivating a winter garden!
First Frost:
Early to mid-December is the typical time-frame, but can go as late as late December.

Last Frost:
Mid-February is the typical time-frame, but at times it can go up to as laste as first week of March.
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