Alocasia macrorrhiza growing geophyte herbaceous of the genus Alocasia also known as Giant Taro or Giant alocasia, Alocasia macrorrhiza perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant for the colorful leaves, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Leaves color green and can variegate with white in heart shape grows on stem.
Alocasia macrorrhiza flower
Flower color white-yellowish the flower grow on “ice pop” structure, the bracts wrap the flowers.
Alocasia macrorrhiza for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
Requirements for Alocasia macrorrhiza growing and care:
Humidity, moist soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Geophyte / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but to get the same colors need to use daughter plant
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Toxic to dogs and cats
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant:
2-4m, 6-12 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full shade (with light)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Ice pop structure flower in color white-yellowish, the bracts wrap the flowers