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Alocasia watsoniana - A Giant Jewel!
Most of the Alocasia species that I consider to be "jewels" are small growers suitable for a windowsill or small conservatory. However, not all Jewel Alocasias are so diminutive! Read on to learn about this Giant of the Jewels .
California
El Segundo
Alocasia robusta - the Giant that will bring you to your knees!
Hope springs eternal this summer! I was half in a panic, thinking that if this horrid bug spread to the rest of my Alocasias, I would lose them all within a week. However, that knowledge did not ease my pain at losing all those Robustas.
California
El Segundo
The Big Ears - Introduction to the large terrestrial Alocasias
In addition to this, a few offer some coloration or variegation in addition to the default green. The sarawakensis group is relatively new to the horticultural scene so few species or cultivars are yet available.By and large, the one characteristic the...
California
El Segundo
My start with Alocasia hybrids - Alocasia x portora
For additional information about this hybrid, click on Here I'll share how this plant came to be . Likewise, traveling to distant lands to discover new and exotic plants that I could trade with was not financially feasible either.
California
El Segundo
Imperial Taro Elephant Ear
Prices start at : 25.98 USD / Plant

Gardeners love this exotic favorite as a screen or as a background for smaller plants and flowers. Elephant ears are an exciting, affordable way to create privacy in the garden and on the patio.
  •  Half Sun / Half Shade
  •  Deer Resistant
  •  Easy to Grow
  • Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Bulb Spacing: 36-48" wide
  • Advantages: Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy to Grow, Containers
Vermont
Shelburne
Upright Elephant Ears
Prices start at : 27.98 USD / Bag of 1

Just one big bulb will create a large leafy plant, like a tropical fountain of green. The Upright Elephant Ear is pure tropical expression with its enormous, skyward facing- foliage that lends a lush and breezy feel to any outdoor space.
  •  Half Sun / Half Shade
  •  Full Sun
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Common Name: Upright Elephant Ear
  • Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Poisonous or Toxic to Animals: Skin and eye irritant. All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. Toxic to dog and cats.
Vermont
Shelburne
Thailand Giant Elephant Ear
Prices start at : 25.98 USD / Plant

(Colocasia gigantea) Just spectacular! Your visitors won't be able to stop measuring themselves against the enormous leaves. 'Thailand Giant' is the largest variety of Elephant Ear, creating a giant, light-green canopy of gently-ribbed leaves in the summer...
  •  Half Sun / Half Shade
  •  Full Sun
  •  Deer Resistant
  • Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
  • Common Name: Thailand Giant Elephant Ear
Vermont
Shelburne
Black Magic Elephant Ear
Prices start at : 25.98 USD / Plant

Gardeners love this exotic favorite as a screen or as a background for smaller plants and flowers. Excellent in a containers, this plant is a great choice for lending a dark backdrop to your favorite bright blooms.
  •  Half Sun / Half Shade
  •  Deer Resistant
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
  • Bulb Spacing: 48-60" wide
  • Mature Height: 36-48" tall
  • Common Name: Black Magic Elephant Ear
Vermont
Shelburne
Sangria Elephant Ear
Prices start at : 25.98 USD / Plant

Plant in containers to create a tropical paradise on your own patio.(Colocasia) Needs full sun to come to size in cool climates, but tolerates part-shade farther south. 'Sangria' Elephant Ear's light green foliage and wine-colored stalks create an extraordinary...
  • Bloom Time: Foliage plant all summer
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Advantages: Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy to Grow, Containers
  • Common Name: Sangria Elephant Ear
  • Plant Type / Life Cycle: Annual
  • Mature Plant Size: 48-72" tall (4-6 feet)
Vermont
Shelburne
Elephant Ear
Prices start at : 15.98 USD / Bag of 1

Always a highlight in any garden, and very easy to grow and care for. Just one big bulb will create a large leafy plant, like a tropical fountain of green. When the bulb is planted in good soil, the leaves can reach 4 or even 5 feet across.
  • Soil Type: Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
  • Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Foliage: Wide green leaves shaped like big hearts.
  • Plant Type / Life Cycle: Annual
  • Mature Plant Size: 36-60" tall
  • Easy to Grow: Yes
Vermont
Shelburne
Portora Upright Elephant Ear
Prices start at : 27.98 USD / Bag of 1

In good soil, the leaves can reach 4 or even 5 feet across. 'Portora' Elephant Ear delivers huge, upward-facing foliage that grows to be 72-96” tall. Always a highlight in any garden, and very easy to grow and care for.
  • Planting Depth: Plant 4" deep.
  • Poisonous or Toxic to Animals: Skin and eye irritant. All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. Toxic to dog and cats.
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Foliage: Upright clump with giant, green, heavily ruffled leaves.
  • Bloom Time: Foliage plant all summer
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Vermont
Shelburne
Elephant Ear Problems: What To Do With Elephant Ears Taking Over Garden
There are both running and clumping forms of elephant ear., is a good example of a running form. That is because we are struggling to keep the plants alive over the winter. Running varieties can make it feel as if elephant ears are taking over the garden...
Ohio
Willoughby
Elephant Ear Control – Ridding The Garden Of Unwanted Elephant Ear Plants
In hot, humid, tropical locations, one little elephant ear plant can all too quickly become a mass of them. Elephant ears are native to Central and South America where their large tubers are eaten like a potato.
Ohio
Willoughby
Elephant Ear Plant Disease In Gardens: How To Treat Sick Elephant Ears
There are also diseases of elephant ear that can cause crown and root rot. Although they need plenty of water, they can develop problems in standing water or if they are allowed to dry out for long periods of time.
Ohio
Willoughby
Tips For Storing Elephant Ear Bulbs
Any damage to the elephant ear bulb may result in the bulb rotting over the winter. Make sure that the area has good air circulation so that the bulbs dry properly.After this, keep elephant ear bulbs wrapped in paper and in a cool dry place.
Ohio
Willoughby
Tips For Growing Elephant Ear Plants
) provides a bold tropical effect in nearly any landscape setting. Harden off elephant ear plants for about a week prior to placing them outdoors.Once established, elephant ears require little attention.
Ohio
Willoughby
Elephant Ear Plant Types: Learn About Common Elephant Ear Plants
This much smaller elephant ear species only reaches 2 feet in height with foliage measuring 8 to 12 inches in length.– Alocasia produces calla lily like blooms on 6-foot tall plants with arrow-shaped foliage.– Xanthosoma need temperatures consistently...
Ohio
Willoughby
Dividing Elephant Ears: How And When To Divide Elephant Ears
Use a sharp knife or your shovel and bisect the section away from the parent. Dividing elephant ears requires sterile, sharp instruments to prevent transferring disease and causing injury.
Ohio
Willoughby
Elephant Ear With Brown Edges: Why Do Elephant Ear Plants Get Brown On Edge
In this case, it is easy to prevent the edges of elephant ear turning brown by positioning a garden umbrella to provide shade, tilting the blinds a bit for indoor plants, or relocating it to a region of the garden where some dappling occurs at midday.Other...
Ohio
Willoughby
Growing Colocasia Inside: How To Grow Elephant Ears Indoors
At that time, propagation via tuber root division may occur.Flowering of the indoor elephant plant is rare, although when grown outdoors, the plant may bear a small green sheathed yellow-green cone of flowers.The following varieties of elephant ear make...
Ohio
Willoughby
Growing Taro For Food: How To Grow And Harvest Taro Root
The large leaves grow from 3-6 feet in height, so it will need some space. Read on to find out how to grow and harvest taro in your own garden.Taro, a member of the family Araceae, is the common name under which a large number of plants reside.
Ohio
Willoughby
Uses Of Dasheen Plants: Learn About Growing Dasheen Taro Plants
The corms and tubers are used just as you would a. In other words, it can become a pest, so consider carefully where you wish to plant it.Taro is native to swampy areas of tropical southeastern Asia and, as such, likes wet “feet.” That said, during...
Ohio
Willoughby
The Big Ears - Spotlight on Colocasia and Xanthosoma
So you should not assume that the specimen you obtained in a swap is one of the edible ones! I have seen fields of both edible kinds growing in south Florida, however. Here I'll showcase Colocasia and Xanthosoma and help dispel some of the confusion generated...
California
El Segundo
Sell wood ear mushrooms ( dried black fungus)
Price : CALL

Dried Black Fungus Scrap None Cut Root & None Cleaned d. At the moment Nutriworld Co., Ltd is exporting Dried Black Fungus to all most country on the world. We have all kind of Dried Black Fungus to selling: 1.
Dong Nai
Thong Nhat
Dolly foods
Price : CALL

Offer as follow: elephant fish fillets (callorhinchus callorhynchus) 1 CTN / month pomfret, whole and fillet (brama australis) 2 CTN /month DOLLY FOODS is a seafood exporter company from Chile, all of products are processed in approved and accredited...
Chile
Los Lagos
What Are Dormant Tubers?
Excess moisture is the tuber's greatest enemy, causing rot and a climate for disease. Remove any tubers that show signs of rot or mold.With an understanding of tuber physiology and some patience, you can have magnificent blooms year after year.
California
El Segundo
Elephant Ear \'Portora\' (Alocasia hybrid)
Prices start at : 19.95 USD / 4" Pot Size

It grows quickly into a 5-6' tall plant during the first season. Elephant Ear 'Portora' (Alocasia hybrid) Impressive in a large pot, or as a focal point in the garden, Elephant Ear ‘Portora' has broad, wavy-edged leaves that are held high on strong...
  • Sun Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Sun
  • Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10
Connecticut
Danielson
Growing Kris Plant Alocasia: Information About Alocasia Indoor Planting
Not realizing that this is a natural occurrence, many well-meaning gardeners over water at this point in an attempt to save their houseplant. They are a deep, dark green and some are so dark they almost appear black.
Ohio
Willoughby
Elephant Ear ‘Stingray\' (Alocasia hybrid)
Prices start at : 19.95 USD / 4" Pot Size

The large, round green leaves have a long, thin green tail at the terminal end of each leaf. Elephant Ear ‘Stingray' (Alocasia hybrid) Resembling an aquatic stingray with a long pointed tail, this new and unusual alocasia adds a touch of the exotic...
  • Sun Requirement: Partial Sun, Shade
  • Grows to: 3-5'
  • Minimum Temperature Indoors: 60
Connecticut
Danielson