The Alocasia Zebrina is also known as the Elephant Ear due to the unique shape of the leaves which somewhat resemble that of an elephant.
Common issues with the Alocasia Zebrina:
Brown edges on the leaves: This is a sign that the plant is not receiving enough water. Make sure that you are regularly watering your Zebrina, do not let the soil stay dry for a long period. Keep the soil evenly moist until the top 10 centimeters of the soil are dry.
Yellowing leaves: The most common issue when leaves start turning yellow is overwatering. Make sure that you wait until at least the top 10 centimeters of the soil are dried out. It is also important that the pot is draining the water properly and it is not clogged.
Brown crisp patches: As much as your Alocasia loves bright light, too much direct sunlight can leave your leaves looking dull and washed out. Direct sunlight can also burn the foliage leaving unsightly brown patches on the leaves. Relocate your Alocasia Zebrina out of direct sunlight to improve its appearance.
Note: Upon arrival this plant may seem a little droopy with the stems hanging. Once the plant is settled in and