Alocasia macrorrhiza 3
Alocasia macrorrhiza 3

Alocasia macrorrhiza 
(Giant Alocasia)
USDA Zone: 10B - 11
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Origin: India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia
Type: Bulb; Herbaceous perennial

Typical Height: 8’-10’
(2.4 – 3.0mts)   
Typical Spread: 6’-8’
(1.8 – 2.4mts)

Growth: Fast
Drought Tolerance: Low
Salt Tolerance: Low
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Green
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: Medium - High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Araceae
Propagation: Division
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Very Coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:

Typical planting distance:
(1.8 – 2.4mts)

Common Uses: Edible; specimen plant
Category: Medium Shrubs
Notes: Corns of this species are used as food.

+ In this Photo:
Alocasia macrorrhiza 
(Giant Alocasia)
6' Spread

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
July 2015
City of Doral
Florida USA

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