Macrorrhiza Black Stem – Black stems and veins adorn this extraordinary form of Alocasia Macrorrhiza. This very rare and unusual elephant ear is quite different from the typical. The HUGE thick sculpted forest green leaves with are held upright on dramatically rigid black stems. Reaching a mature height of 4 -5 ft. Macrorrhiza loves high light with only moderate shade. This variety makes an excellent container plant as well as a beautiful landscape plant for the tropical garden. These are very healthy tropical plants with well established root system.The plants shipping now may vary in size, form and color from the images above. Please remember that no two plants are alike.The growth rate and leaf color of Macrorrhiza Black Stem will vary greatly depending on soil type, sunlight, temperature and other factors. A few leaves are often trimmed prior to shipping to reduce transpiration and travel stress.
It's invasive in Cuba, New Zealand, and several islands in the Pacific, including Hawaii, Fiji, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, and Palau.