Botanical name – Alocasia macrorrhiza
Common name – Elephant’s Ear, Giant Taro
Description – A rhizomatous, evergreen perennial with stunning, oversized lime leaves resting on long arching stems. Perfect for the tropical theme in shaded spots of the garden and indoors with great natural light.
Flower Colour – N/A
Flower Period – N/A
Fruiting – N/A
Location – Grows best in fertile soil in full to part shaded areas of the garden. Can tolerate morning sun but avoid direct, late summer sun. Can also work indoors in areas of great natural or filtered light.
Care – Maintain regular watering while establishing and during the hotter months of the year. Never allow soil to dry out completely.
Mature height – 2m H x 1.5m W
Sizes/Plant height approximate (above pot);
200mm – 40cm
300mm – 100cm
**All plant stock and sizes are approximates and subject to grower availability as per the time of year**
Some quick facts about this plant:
|Ideal for Pots|