Alocasia macrorrhizos, Elephant Ear Taro in bag (1.0m)


Alocasia macrorrhizos, also known as Elephant Ear Taro, is a shade loving plant that occasionally appreciates filtered light. Keep all Alocasia species warm, moist and humid. Trim away failing leaves and tie the heavy, drooping leaves up to ensure a neat appearance.


Sunlight: Partial Sunlight

Water: Water regularly to keep soil moist, allowing soil to dry slightly between watering intervals. Avoid over-watering.

Fertiliser: Keep your plant in top form by feeding it every few weeks with a dilute solution of liquid fertiliser or sprinkling soild fertiliser over the soil.

Plant Size: Approx. 100cm (vary in sizes)

Rootball Size: 25cmø x 20cmH

Pot Type: Plant comes in a black poly planting bag (with drainage holes)


* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.

* Kindly take note when you're purchasing matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size



Soil for Alocasia macrorrhizos

Alocasia macrorrhizos should be grown in fertilised potting mix. Make or buy a fertilised mix which consist of coco peat moss or coconut fibre (coir), vermiculite or perlite, compost and other ingredients. A lightweight soil for Alocasia macrorrhizos needs to provide good drainage, hold moisture, and give roots room to grow.

Light Requirements

All plants depend on light for their survival, and making sure your potted plants get the right amount of light is key to keeping them happy. For both indoor and outdoor containers, group plants with similar light requirements. Don't mix shade lovers with sun lovers in a single pot; one or both of them will be unhappy, depending on where you place the pot.

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