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Elephant Ear

Elephant Ear

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#63009

$9.99

3 per pack

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Plant this impressive specimen in your garden or patio container and enjoy a tropical feel all year long. Huge, 18" wide leaves of deep green create a textural contrast in sunny spaces. Perfect as a container plant that can be moved indoors during the cool weather of late fall and winter.
  • Zone 3-10
  • Height 4 - 6 feet

We ship this item in Spring.

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    Product Details

    • Botanical Name: Colocasia esculenta
    • Common Name: Elephant Ear
    • Form: Perennial
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
    • Height/Habit: 4 - 6 feet
    • Spread: 4 - 5 feet
    • Spacing: 36 - 60 inches
    • Hardiness Zone: 3-10
    • Flowering Date: Rarely flowers
    • Winter Care: Lift tubers in the fall and store in a frost-free location over winter. Replant the following spring after last frost.
    • Shipping Season: Spring
    • Flower Color: white
    • Flower Form: Small white spathes, like jack-in-the-pulpit flowers, insignificant.
    • Foliage Type: Huge, oval, heart shaped to arrow shaped leaves up to 2'+ long and 18" wide.
    • Pruning: No pruning needed.
    • Soil Requirement: Deep moisture retentive soils. They are heavy feeders.
    • Additional Information: The taros replace the potato in tropical regions as a source of food known as 'poi'.
    • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR

    Shipping

    When will my order ship?

    Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

    Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

    *Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

    2017 Spring Shipping Schedule
    Zone Annuals
    1A-4B 5/1/17 - 6/9/17
    5A 5/1/17 - 6/9/17
    5B 5/1/17 - 6/9/17
    6A 5/1/17 - 6/9/17
    6B 5/1/17 - 6/9/17
    7A & 7B 4/3/17 - 6/9/17
    8A & 8B 4/3/17 - 6/9/17
    9A - 10B 4/3/17 - 6/9/17
    Last Order Date June 5th, 2017

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