Planting Elephant Ears - Knowledgebase Question

Kunkletown, PA
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Question by barb1006
March 1, 2000
I recently purchased elephant ears and have no way of knowing which way the bulbs are to be planted in the ground. I can not visibly see what is top or bottom. I do not know if they are planted up and down or length-wise.

Answer from NGA
March 1, 2000
Plant the tubers with the flat part down, about 4" below the soil surface. A sprout will appear from the narrow, slightly pointed end.

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