Elephant's Ears - Knowledgebase Question

Wichita, KS
Question by tscheideman
October 13, 2005
I need to know when and how to bring in my elephant ears plants... they got very large this year outside and I know they need to come inside for the winter. Should they come in before or after frost? Thanks for the help!


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Answer from NGA
October 13, 2005

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Wait until the first frost kills back the foliage, then cut away the dead foliage and dig the tubers. Store them in a cool, dry place for the winter months, then replant in fresh potting soil in the early spring. Enjoy your garden!

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