Alocasia Macrorrhiza (Giant Taro)

“Giant Taro” Elephant Ear/ Taro Plant

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Description

Position: bright but indirect light

  • Soil: fertile: good potting compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 40cm (including pot)
  • Pot covers: choose a 14cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot. A truly impressive plant with line green upright arrow shaped leaves. This is truly one of the giants if planted in the garden.
  • Home care: This plants needs warmth and humidity. If you have a warm, light bathroom that could be perfect. Otherwise stand the pot on a tray of damp pebbles to try and keep the humidity levels up and or mist regularly. Keep the temperature minimum of 16┬░C, warmer if possible. Water regularly in the summer, reducing through the winter, and feed with a liquid feed in spring/ summer every 3-4 weeks.