For as gorgeous as it is, alocasia 'sumo' is an easy plant to grow and does best grown in part sun/part shade or filtered light. It's a versitle grower and can be used in the landscape or outdoor planter pots and/or indoors as a house plant. The shiny leaves get very large, 3-4 ft, with green on the top side and purple on the back side, super unique! Alocasia in general do not like to be dry for long periods of time and will rot out with consistantly wet soil, though they require consistent watering. Many places online will sell you either a tiny plant or a tuber of the plant but not here, you will be shipped a gorgeous leafy plant! You will be the envy of the block with the hard to get alocasia 'sumo' in your collection!
Our alocasia 'sumo's are beautiful right now and are currently sold in a 3-gallon and are about 1 1/2 ft high x 1 1/2 ft wide. Grows in zone 8-11; are not frost hardy.
Because it is a living plant we expedite shipping to make sure the plant arrives healthy and alive. Please read the section about our plants on our FAQs page for more information. Please read the section about our plants on our FAQs page for more information.