Giant elephant ear

Alocasia macrorrhizos

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This clump forming evergreen tall perennial has large shield shaped leaves.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Special features

Attractive leaves

Environment

Light

Partial Sun, Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Notes

A drought tolerant, low maintenance architectural plant for containers in conservatories or sub-tropical Mediterranean glasshouses.

Personality

Family

Araceae

Flower colour

Yellow

Scent

None

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