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Upright elephant ear

Alocasia macrorrhizos

'Upright elephant ear' is a plant in the Alocasia genus with a scientific name of Alocasia macrorrhizos. Upright elephant ear grows as an annual and is an ornamental. Being an annual plant, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Normally grows with a erect habit.

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How to grow Upright elephant ear

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Common Upright elephant ear problems

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Other names for Upright elephant ear

Giant taro, Wild taro, Elephant ear

Macrorrhiza maki

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  • 06 Sep 2013

    Bojickwoman Bojickwoman's Elephant Ear was Reviewed day 153

    Did well all summer. Will be digging the bulb and overwintering indoors so I can grow it again next summer.

    5 stars

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How long does Upright elephant ear take to grow?

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