Giant Elephant ear plant -NOT BULBS- the plant -6 in tall with roots , YOU WILL GET IT WITH THE LEAVES TOO
shipped bare roots no dirt
live tropical fast growing for pools ,pots,ponds ,gardens,HOUSEPLANT !!! easY and fast inside and out .these pics are mine that have grown this high in 2 months Colocasia esculenta
Elephant Ear or Taro
This is a tuberous bulb plant . Generally grown outside in semi-tropical and definitely tropical areas. . A very showy, back of the border plant. They perform best in shadebut once established will be fine in full sun , and must have good drainage.
A fun plant for children. grows fast SIZE AT SHIPPING 5-6 IN MULTIPLE LEAVES AND ROOTS NOT A BULB!!!! It will grow nicelyto 4 ft tall in larger containers. Be sure to fertilize regularly. They do well in rich and organic soil.
In areas where they must be taken up for the winter,CUT ALL THE LEAVES OFF DIG UP THE ROOTS AND PLANT INDOORS IN A CONTAINER OR keep the tubers dry while dormant. Divide in the spring when setting out. OR KEEP IN POTS IN YOUR HOUSE GIVING YOU THAT TROPICAL FEELING DURING THOSE DRAB WINTER MONTHS .GREAT CONVERSATION PIECE TOO !
Colocasia esculenta known by its common name of elephant ears is a returning perennial in zones 8B and 9 and is nearly an evergreen perennial in tropical climates. Elsewhere the taro plant is an annual.Colocasia esculenta is a herbaceous plant with a thick tuber containing much starch and cultivated for food for many centuries. Early migrating Polynesians brought the taro to Hawaii as the main food source. Cooking the leaves destroys the acrid crystals of calcium oxalate found in all parts of the plant. This plant is spectacular! you will get one plant shipped prioity mail,