The Alocasia Polly has somewhat unknown origins. The Alocasia Polly is a hybrid, various parents have been put forward such as the Alocasia Sanderiana, but the exact parents are untraceable.
The Alocasia Polly has a dormant period in winter. During this time its leaves will fade and die, but the plant will rejuvenate and start growing again in the spring.
The evergreen leaves on the Alocasia Polly can reach up to 60cm long.