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Elephant Ear ‘White Lava’ p.p. (Colocasia esculenta hybrid)

Elephant Ear ‘White Lava’ p.p. (Colocasia esculenta hybrid)

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4" Pot Size
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Elephant Ear ‘White Lava’ p.p. (Colocasia esculenta hybrid)
This unique Elephant Ear comes from the breeding program of Dr. John Cho in Hawaii. The large, glossy green leaves develop a striking creamy-white band down the center of each leaf that radiates out into the side veins as the leaf matures creating a stunning specimen that’s attractive and eye-catching. There is also a distinct purple spot in the heart of each leaf. This new colocasia is a tightly clumping plant that’s ideal for a container or garden bed.
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9, 10
Sun Requirement Full Sun, Partial Sun
Grows to 3'
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

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