Alocasia "Borneo Giant" (Alocasia macrorrhizos)

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Growing Zone: 10-11
Growing Zone: 10-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Alocasia "Borneo Giant" (Alocasia macrorrhizos)
Mature Height 10-12 feet
Mature Width 5-6 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Full to Partial Sun
Temperature Tolerance 30-80°F
Watering Needs Moderate (Once a week)
Growth Rate 10 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes, with indirect sunlight
Flowering Time Spring to Early Summer
Origin Native to South America

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Looking for a stunning tropical plant to add to your home or garden? Look no further than the Alocasia Borneo Giant! This gorgeous plant boasts large, striking leaves that will add a touch of exotic beauty to any space.

How to Grow:

The Alocasia Borneo Giant thrives in bright, indirect sunlight and well-draining soil. Keep the soil moist but not waterlogged, and avoid letting the plant sit in standing water. This plant can grow up to 6 feet tall, so make sure you give it plenty of space to spread out.

Care Tips:

To keep your Alocasia Borneo Giant healthy and happy, mist the leaves regularly to mimic its natural humid environment. Fertilize the plant every 2-3 weeks during the growing season to encourage healthy growth. Keep an eye out for any signs of yellowing or wilting leaves, which may indicate that the plant is not getting enough water or too much direct sunlight.


The Alocasia Borneo Giant is a popular choice for adding a touch of tropical elegance to indoor spaces, and can also be used as a show-stopping statement in outdoor gardens or landscapes. Its large, dramatic leaves make it a standout in any setting.

Planting Tips:

When planting your Alocasia Borneo Giant, choose a location with well-draining soil and ample space for the plant to grow. Be sure to give the plant plenty of room to spread out, as it can grow quite large. If planting in a container, choose a pot with drainage holes and use a well-draining potting mix.


To keep your Alocasia Borneo Giant looking its best, regularly remove any dead or damaged leaves. Keep the plant moist but not waterlogged, and avoid letting it sit in standing water. If the plant becomes too large for its current location, consider repotting or dividing it to give it more space.

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Shipping Cost:
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