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Mayan Mask Upright Elephant Ear

SKU: AM001767
per Bag of 1
No longer available this season.
Mayan Mask's huge, dark green foliage creates a dramatic statement paired with its white veins and maroon undersides. This upright elephant ear lends a tropical feel to any backyard retreat. PPAF (Alocasia)
key features
Botanical Name
Alocasia Mayan Mask
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Container Planting
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet
Mature Height
72-96" tall (6-8' tall)
Bulb Spacing
36-48" wide
Bloom Time
Foliage plant all summer


Mayan Mask’s huge, upright leaves create a unique statement. Truly stunning in any sunny spot.

This will be the biggest thing in your garden – Maybe even the biggest in the neighborhood! The Upright Elephant Ear quickly shoots up big, green spears that unfurl into some of the largest leaves in the plant kingdom. In good soil, the leaves can reach 4 or even 5 feet across. Just one big bulb will create a large leafy plant, like a tropical fountain of green.

Gardeners love this exotic favorite as a screen or as a background for smaller plants and flowers. Always a highlight in any garden, and very easy to grow and care for.