Colocasia esculenta
TARO, ELEPHANT EARS
Araceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
0.8m

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Flowers: n/a
 
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Colocasia esculenta
TARO, ELEPHANT EARS
Araceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
0.8m

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Flowers: n/a


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & contemporary designs

Uses: pot, large planter, mass planting, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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