Information About Elephant Ear

With their notable large leaves that are reminiscent of (you guessed it) elephant ears, there's no question as to why these plants are so popular. Learn how to grow and care for elephant ear plants in the garden as well as indoors in the articles that follow. Here you'll find tips on elephant ear care that includes all you need for growing healthy, happy plants.

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Elephant Ear Plant Disease In Gardens: How To Treat Sick Elephant Ears

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Elephant ears are often grown for their huge, robust foliage. The leaves are prone to several diseases which mar this ornamental appeal. There are also diseases that can cause crown and root rot. If your plant has disease symptoms, this article can help.

Elephant Ear Control – Ridding The Garden Of Unwanted Elephant Ear Plants

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Elephant ear plants are most often grown in cooler climates as an annual where they do not become a problem. However, in hot, humid, tropical locations, one little elephant ear plant can all too quickly become a mass of them. How do you get rid of elephant ears? Find out here.

Dividing Elephant Ears: How And When To Divide Elephant Ears

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Elephant ear division is useful to prevent overcrowding, produce more plants in a different location and enhance plant health. It is important to know when to divide elephant ears to avoid plant injury or poor performance. This article will help.

Growing Taro For Food: How To Grow And Harvest Taro Root

By Amy Grant

Another healthier option to the standard potato chip would be growing and harvesting your own taro roots and then turning them into chips. Want to find out how to grow and harvest taro in your own garden? This article will help get you started.

Elephant Ear Plant Types: Learn About Common Elephant Ear Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Elephant ears are one of those plants whose foliage receives double takes and oohs and aahs. There are different elephant ear plants in four genera available for growing in your landscape. Learn more about them in this article.

Elephant Ear Problems: What To Do With Elephant Ears Taking Over Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Do elephant ears affect nearby plants? There are no alleopathic properties in the corms, but this can be an invasive plant and the excessive size may pose problems for species that live under the giant foliage. Learn more in this article.

Uses Of Dasheen Plants: Learn About Growing Dasheen Taro Plants

By Amy Grant

You probably have already heard of dasheen, just with a different name: taro. Check out this article for interesting dasheen plant info including what is dasheen good for and how to grow dasheen. Click here for more.

Elephant Ear With Brown Edges: Why Do Elephant Ear Plants Get Brown On Edge

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

You can?t ask for more visual impact than the large leaved Colocasia, or elephant ear plant. That said, leaf browning on elephant ears is a common complaint. Why do elephant ear plants get brown on edge? Find out in this article.

Growing Colocasia Inside: How To Grow Elephant Ears Indoors

By Amy Grant

Elephant ear plants are tropical plants grown from tubers or from rooted plants. The 3- to 5-foot tall plant is usually grown outdoors, but it is possible to grow elephant ears indoors too. Click here for more info.

Tips For Growing Elephant Ear Plants

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

The elephant ear plant provides a bold tropical effect in nearly any landscape setting and is grown for the large, tropical-looking foliage reminiscent of elephant ears. Read here to learn more.

Tips For Storing Elephant Ear Bulbs

By Heather Rhoades

Elephant ear plants are a fun and dramatic feature to add to your garden but they are not cold hardy. That said, you can dig up and store elephant ear bulbs for the winter. This article can help with that.

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