The Alocasia Macrorrhizos is a perennial with large heart shaped green leaves. It thrives in rainforests and moist coastal environments. Prefers shady moist well-drained soils. Grows well in amongst ferns and other shade loving plants. Great container plant. Known to be poisonous if eaten. Water well during the warmer months and keep drier in winter. Alocasia Macrorrhiza will grow to a height of 1.5-2m and a width of 1.5-2m.