Elephant Ear 'Sumo' is a hybrid between Alocasia 'Portora' and 'Purple Cloak'. Big and bold, Elephant Ear 'Sumo' makes a dynamic statement in a large pot or as a landscape specimen.
Elephant Ear ‘Sumo’ is an easy grower that reaches 5-6’ the first year and 8-10’ tall by the second year. The dark, upward-pointing, green leaves are huge – up to 3-4’ long when fully mature – and they reach 2.5’ across. The back sides of the leaves are light green with purple veins and highlights. The dark leaf stems are reddish-black.