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The Alocasia Melo is a tropical perennial plant species in the Araceae family. It is known for its large, heart-shaped leaves that are a deep green color with contrasting light green veins. The leaves grow on long stems that can reach up to 3 feet in height.

The Alocasia Melo is a fast-growing plant that prefers warm temperatures and high humidity. It requires bright, indirect light and moist, well-drained soil. The plant produces small, inconspicuous flowers on a tall, upright stem that can reach up to 6 feet in height. The Alocasia Melo is a beautiful and unique addition to any indoor garden.

Ceramic Cover Pot not included.

We post plants safely nationwide.


We aim to offer the best shipping rates in New Zealand on everything we sell. It’s always our priority that your plants arrives at their destination in great condition.

All plants will be wrapped carefully.

Delivery Time

We currently dispatch orders on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each week ONLY to avoid delay at the courier over weekend. If your order is placed after COB Wed, it will be dispatched the following Monday.

Our parcels are handled by NZPost. North Island are overnight, South Island are 2 -3 days

However, if you need an urgent delivery, please contact us directly via sales@urbanroots.co.nz we will try our best to help you.

Delivery Addresses

We accept both business, residential addresses for delivery and PO Boxes

Returns and Refunds

Due to the fragile nature of plants your order cannot be exchanged or returned should you change your mind. 

In the very rare instance that your plant is damaged in transit please send us photographic evidence of the damage so that we can raise a claim with our courier company. We can then replace or refund your purchase. 

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