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Alocasia macrorrhizos - Elephant Ear Taro

This plant produces huge leaves that can attain 1,5 in a short time. It is a must for tropical-looking gardens but it can take quite a few degrees of frost. It grows well in the coastal mediterranean, with wind protection and abundat water. The stem has some itchy sap but it is edible if cooked for a long time. 

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This plant produces huge leaves that can attain 1,5 in a short time. It is a must for tropical-looking gardens but it can take quite a few degrees of frost. It grows well in the coastal mediterranean, with wind protection and abundat water.  The stem has some itchy sap but it is edible if cooked for a long time. It originated from the Philippines and then was spread by men to most parts of Asia and the Pacific.

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Asia
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 200cm-400cm
Botanical family Araceae
Light Sun
Light Medium
Minimum winter temperature -5 ºC to 5 ºC
Plant type Herbaceous
Color Green
Care Pot
Shape Perennials
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