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Alocasia Macrorrhiza – 165mm


Alocasia Macrorrhiza, also known as Giant Taro or Elephant Ear, is native to tropical regions of Asia and Eastern Australia. This plant is characterized by its large, glossy, heart-shaped leaves that can grow up to 1 meter in length. Alocasia Macrorrhiza is known for its unique ability to purify the air by removing toxins such as formaldehyde and xylene. Additionally, this plant is often grown for its ornamental value, adding a touch of tropical elegance to indoor and outdoor spaces.

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Alocasia Macrorrhiza Care Info

Alocasia Macrorrhiza, also known as Giant Taro, thrives best in a bright, indirect light location indoors. Avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves. Outdoors, place in a shaded area with filtered sunlight.

  • Lighting: Place in a bright, indirect light location indoors. Outdoors, provide shade with filtered sunlight.
  • Watering: Keep soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry.
  • Humidity: Prefers high humidity levels. Mist the leaves regularly or use a humidifier to maintain humidity.
  • Temperature: Keep in a warm environment between 18-25 degrees Celsius. Protect from cold drafts.
  • Fertilizer: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 2-4 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  • Toxicity: Alocasia Macrorrhiza is toxic to pets and humans if ingested. Keep out of reach of children and animals.

With proper care, Alocasia Macrorrhiza can thrive and grow beautifully in your home or garden. Remember to maintain consistent watering, humidity levels, and protection from direct sunlight for optimal growth.

Weight 3.2 kg

Local Delivery Info

This plant will be delivered as it is shown in the photos. Currently, we are limiting delivery to Sydney, Canberra and select areas in between, this allows us to hand-deliver the plants in their nursery container with potting mix as shown in the images. All plants are guaranteed to be delivered in 100% healthy condition. Plants can vary in size and colour based on the growing conditions and season. The plant you receive may be smaller or larger than the plant in the images. It may also be displaying different colours or attributes.

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