Taro or Elephant Ears, Colocasia esculenta

Taro

FAMILY:
Araceae

ORIGIN:
Southeast Asia

DESCRIPTION:
Green heart-shaped leaves on thick stalks; calla-like white flower blooms rarely seen; grows from 2 - 6 ft.

CULTIVATION:
Moist soil, part sun; bright light; use a fertilizer table monthly during the growing season

PROPAGATION:
Division

COMMENTS:
Grown for its magnificent foliage

 

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