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Alocasia cucullata 'Yellow Tail'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Alocasia cucullata 'Yellow Tail'

Yellow-edge Hooded Elephant Ear

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Item #: 7588

Zones: 7b to 10b

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Burma/Myanmar, India

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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Alocasia cucullata 'Yellow Tail' is a quirky little elephant ear that has fared very well in our garden trials since 2002. In shape, Alocasia 'Yellow Tail' resembles a vigorous form of typical Alocasia cucullata, forming 3' tall x 3' wide clumps of small, twisty, thick, glossy green leaves, but with leaves that are bordered with an irregular, narrow yellow edge...a plant for collectors who need every one. The amount of variegation increases with the maturity of the plant.