Magnificent Leaves Grow to 2' Long!
- SKU: 63009
- Zones: 3-10
- Height: 4 - 6 feet
- Shade Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Bloom Time: Rarely flowers
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- Botanical NameColocasia esculenta
- Ships As7-9" BULB
- Lift In Fall3, 4, 5, 6
- Height4 - 6 feet
- Spacing36 - 60 inches
- Spread4 - 5 feet
- Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
- Color Descriptionwhite
- Foliage TypeHuge, oval, heart shaped to arrow shaped leaves up to 2'+ long and 18" wide.
- Bloom TimeRarely flowers
- Flower FormSmall white spathes, like jack-in-the-pulpit flowers, insignificant.
- Soil RequirementsDeep moisture retentive soils. They are heavy feeders.
- Growth RateFast, establishes quickly.
- PruningNo pruning needed.
- Winter CareLift tubers in the fall and store in a frost-free location over winter. Replant the following spring after last frost.
- Additional InformationThe taros replace the potato in tropical regions as a source of food known as 'poi'.
- State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
- Planting InstructionsPlant 2 - 4" below soil level. Keep well watered. Best to mulch if not grown in standing water.
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**Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August
|1A-6B||4/30/18 - 6/8/18|
|7A-10B||4/2/18 - 6/8/18|
|Last Order Date||June 4th|
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