Can elephant ears be brought indoors for the winter?

Answer On One Hand: You Can Store the TubersElephant ears belong to the Caladium family. Perennial in the tropics, these plants grow from tubers that can be allowed to become dormant and then stored durin... Read More »

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How do I winter an elephant ears plant?

PreparationWhen the foliage begins to darken, reduce the frequency of watering in anticipation of the first frost. Cut the stalk to 6 inches above the ground once the plant has experienced its firs... Read More »

How do I grow elephant ear plants indoors?

PlantingFill a large container with rich potting soil. Plant the tubers 2 to 3 inches deep. Horticulturist James Romer of Iowa State University Extension said elephant ear plants grow best in moist... Read More »

When can houseplants be brought indoors after being outside all summer?

It is best to bring them in when the night time temps start hovering around 40 degrees or lower.

How do I store elephant ears?

Prepare Plants For StorageWater the elephant ear a maximum of once per week when the leaves begin to turn a dark brown color. Trim the plant to 6 inches above the soil after the elephant ear has go... Read More »