Alocasia Macrorrhiza

Alocasia Macrorrhiza

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$9.95 for 1 huge bulb

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The scoop on Alocasia Macrorrhiza

The most popular alocasia grown in the U.S., this dramatic elephant ear plant grows 6 to 10 feet tall with huge leaves that point skywards. Rigid stems, thick glossy leaves up to 3 feet across and a clumping form combine to produce a huge plant that makes an undeniable statement!

Why Grow Elephant Ears?

  • Few plants are as bold and impressive as these
  • Excellent for height and drama
  • No need to travel across the world for a touch of the tropics
Native to India and Malaysia, Giant Upright elephant ears prefer moist soil; excellent choices for a pond or brook margin, or in an irrigated border.
Botanical Name: Alocasia Macrorrhiza
Common Name: Elephant ears, Giant Upright elephant ears
Growing Zones: 8-10 outside; elsewhere lift and store bulbs indoors for winter
Sun/Shade: Sun, partial shade in hottest regions
Flower Color: Dramatic foliage plant
Height: 6-10 feet
Plant/Bulb Size: 7-9" bulb (circumference), measured in loop top to bottom
Bloom Timing: Summer through fall
Pkg. Count: 1 huge bulb