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Alocasia macrorrhiza

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Wantirna
B2, Indoor
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Wantirna
B2, Indoor
Size: 20cm
Available: 3
$/Unit (EX GST): $20.90 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $22.98 inc GST
Indoor
Size: 30cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $81.90 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $90.09 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Alocasia macrorrhiza Giant Elephants Ear, Giant Taro,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical Upright

Description:
Tropical perennial with upright large elephant ear-like green lush foliage. Used as a foliage feature in tropical garden designs. Grows approx 1-5m tall x 1-3.5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prune back foliage when required to produce new foliage in early spring. Plant in a shady position and protect from wind and frost. Mulch Well.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Araceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low
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