The amazing color of these giant leaves will stop even the most hurried passerby. The large leaves reach up to 3-4’ long and 2’ wide and they have a striking lime green center vein with lateral outreaching stripes on top of a greenish-black leaf. Used as a focal plant on a patio or in an outdoor garden, ‘Maximus Gigante’ will delight you the entire season long. Warmth, light and high moisture are keys to having these magnificent giants grow to their fullest potential. Be sure to give regular fertilizer during the rapid growing phase of summer.
|Hardiness Zone||8, 9, 10|
|Sun Requirement||Full Sun, Partial Sun|
|Minimum Temperature Indoors||50|
Tips for Success:
Fast and easy-to-grow the Taro Root is almost foolproof and the large leaves a pleasure to grow.
• Grow in full sun. The more sun the better, although they will
grow under varying light levels.
• Fertilize moderately but be consistent. Too much feed can
burn the foliage.
• In the summer water freely. They can be grown in water or at
the water's edge.
• For container and garden planting keep evenly moist.
• In winter, tubers can be dug and stored in a basement,
keeping some moisture around the root. Or grow inside as a
Beautiful Plant arrived and doing well. Thank you Logee's. Review by Dave
How do you rate this product?
Received my plant yesterday morning in beautiful condition. All leaves and tubers nice and green. Acclimating nicely to its new home. Thank you Logee's for a great and satisfying delivery. (Posted on 3/13/2016)