Which end of the elephant ear bulb to plant?

Answer Elephant ears grow throughout the United States. They do not require much when planting. However, it is best to make sure that the bulb is placed correctly into the soil. The blunt end of your bulb... Read More »

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How do I plant elephant ear bulb?

Site SelectionPick a location for your bulb planting. Elephant Ear plants like full sunlight or partial shade. Your plant will grow to be 3 to 5 feet high, so consider the plant's potential growth ... Read More »

How do i plant a giant elephant ear bulb?

Prepare the HoleSelect a planting site in full sun where the soil has ample drainage but is still moist. Use a hand spade or shovel to dig a hole 6 to 8 inches deep and 4 to 5 inches wide. Place th... Read More »

Which end is up on an elephant ear bulb?

The bulb of the elephant ear plant (Colocasia esculenta), also known as taro, is often sold before sprouting, making it difficult to plant correctly. If you see sprouting on one end, plant the bulb... Read More »

How do you care for an elephant ear,plant?

These type of tropical plants that are grown in northern climates are considered annuals, so the plant should be cut back and the bulb dug up and stored until spring in a clean, dry well ventilated... Read More »