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Colocasia Mojito

Elephant Ears
$18.95 ea.
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Dramatic Impact in One Season
Speckled patterns with flecks and blotches of lighter green and black give each colossal olive-green leaf of Colocasia Mojito a camouflage look. No two alike – the heart-shaped leaves arch gracefully downward to flaunt their own distinctive look. Give this bold beauty plenty of elbow room as Elephant Ears will provide dramatic impact in just one season. *NOTE: Bulbs will need to be lifted in fall in zones 3-7.

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Code BCOMO
Patent
Plant Type Bulbs
Species
Height Tall 40"
Spacing Plant 3-6' apart
Bloom Time Not Applicable
Sun / Shade Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady
Zones
3-10
Soil Type Normal, Acidic
Water Needs Medium
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Special Features

  • Deer Resistant

Planting Sites

  • OK in Containers

Colocasia General Information

Showy plants provide a bold, tropical look. Great used for a dense screening or attractive in patio containers. Popular for their rapid growth, they create a dramatic impact to any landscape within just one season. *NOTE: Bulbs will need to be lifted in fall in zones 3-7. Will be an annual except in zones 8-10 but can be stored over the winter in colder zones. Instructions

Colocasia Plant Care

Hardy in Zones 8-10. Elephant Ears are easy to grow. They prefer rich, moist soil and part sun to partial shade. Bulbs can be planted indoors approximately eight weeks prior to the last frost. If growing in pots; use a rich, organic potting soil and plant bulb with blunt end down about 3 to 5” deep. Harden off the plants for about a week prior to placing outdoors. If planting directly outdoors, plant 3 to 5” deep once the threat of frost and/or freezing temperature have subsided. If desired, apply a slow-release fertilizer like Osmocote® to the soil according to the product’s instructions. Lift tubers in the fall in zones 3-7. Cut foliage back in fall after the first frost to about 2” inches and carefully dig up the bulb. Allow to dry out for approximately 2 days and then store in peat moss or shavings in a cool, dark area.