Colocasia Elephant Ear Plants

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Colocasia ‘Jacks Giant’ Elephant Ear Plant

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Colocasia “Maui Gold” Elephant Ear Plant

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Colocasia “Nancy’s Revenge” Elephant Ear Plant

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Florida Hill Nursery is your online tropical internet source for Colocasia Elephant Ear plants. We have assembled a wide variety of Colocasia elephant ear plants from around the world for you to choose from. Please look around and make yourself at home. Be sure to check out our Bio Spectrum organic fertilizer before you go.

How to grow Colocasia “Black Beauty”

Colocasia soil requirements and planting instructions

Mix together the following:
  • 50 percent potting soil;
  • 20 percent peat moss;
  • 20 percent orchid bark with charcoal;
  • 10 percent shredded sphagnum moss and a handful of perlite.
    Place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your Colocasia. Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Soil Ph should be around 5.6-7.0.

Light conditions

    When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has bright indirect light, but not direct sunlight.

Water and Fertilizer

    If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between waterings. Do not over water any members of the Colocasia family. Add fertilizer to this heavy feeder every three weeks during the warmer months with a one half-strength fertilizer with a balanced N-P-K ratio or 20-20-20.

Pests and Disease

    Pests or diseases are few and far between. When planting to avoid crown rot, stem rot and other fungal diseases keep your Colocasia fairly dry.

Additional Information

Colocasia are also referred to as Giant taro, Ape plant, Elephant Ear, Ape flower, Elephant’s Ear Plant, Night-scented Lily, New Guinea Shield, and Taro. Colocasia are generally grown from side shoots vs seeds. Plants will produce large fragrant flowers. There are hundreds of varieties of Colocasia.

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