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Alocasia macrorrhizos

Family: Araceae

Common name: ELEPHANTS EAR PLANT

Synonym: Alocasia plumbea

Native to: Java

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 16.4 feet

Max width: 9.8 feet

Flower

white/off white

Leaf

dark, green

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: cutting, division, seed

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f, zone 11 to +40 f

Temp. range: +10 to above +40 °F

Water: regular