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Alocasia macrorrhiza
Synonyms: A. indica; Arum indicum; Colocasia indica

Common Name(s): Giant taro
Family: Araceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 365 to 365 (days)
Abs.Max=90° (F)    Opt.Max=77° (F)
Opt.Min=68° (F)    Abs.Min=50° (F)
Precipitation: 98 to 138 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 5.7 to 6.3
Soil Texture/Type: Medium textured soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Short day
Light Intensity: Cloudy
Prefers soils of medium depth and high fertility. Low salt tolerance.
Pythium, Phytothora, Rhizoctonia, Anthrachose
Poison - mammals, Environ. - ornamental, Food - vegetable
Geographical Origin:
Indian Subcontinent, Malesia
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