Alocasia macrorrhiza

Giant Alocasia, Ape, Pai, Taro

Family: Araceae Arum

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Green, yellow
Bloom time Mid Spring to Late Fall
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Container, massing, specimen
Height 12' to 15' / 3.60m to 4.60m
Spread 6' to 8' / 1.80m to 2.40m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Orange, red
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, invasive