Alocasia macrorrhizos 'Giant Taro'

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Overall Height APPROXIMATELY 120cm-125cm

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GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Alocasia macrorrhizos is a species of flowering plant in the arum family.
  • It is native to rainforests of Island Southeast Asia, New Guinea, and Queensland and has long been cultivated in the Philippines, many Pacific islands, and elsewhere in the tropics.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • Keep the soil moist.
  • They can also be grown in a well-aerated, moist potting mix growth medium.
  • For your own mix try:-
    • 50 percent potting soil.
    • 20 percent peat moss.
    • 20 percent orchid bark with charcoal.
    • 10 percent shredded sphagnum moss and a handful of perlite.

FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • Feed this heavy feeder every three weeks during the warmer months with one half-strength fertilizer with a balanced N-P-K ratio or 20-20-20.

LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Plant in full to part shade – a bit of afternoon shade is appreciated.
  • When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has bright indirect light, but not direct sunlight.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • Water the soil well.
  • Give the plant extra water during the dry season, aiming for at least 1 inch per week, including rain.

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