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Staff Favorite:

Lloyd Traven

"Gigantic, fast growing, and lighting up any shaded area with real IMPACT, Alocasia 'Lime Zinger' is the Elton John of plants. The leaves get 18in across and 6ft tall in one season. KILLER!"

— Lloyd

Alocasia xanthosoma 'Lime Zinger'

Elephant Ear
  • A wonderful focal point for summer gardens and patio planters, Alocasia 'Lime Zinger' brightens shady areas with its chartreuse leaves.

Height: 36-60 Inches

Spread: 16-36 Inches

USDA Zone: 6


  • Focal Point
  • Specimen
  • Container
  • Combination
  • Great Foliage

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)
  • Thriller (focal point)


  • Sun
  • Shade
  • Partial Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Chartreuse

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2