elephant ears - Knowledgebase Question

Lowell, AR (Zone 7A)
Question by jsscvelez
April 14, 2006
I bought elephant ears and when ever i water them water comes out of the tips (of the leaves).
Why does that happen am i over watering it?

Answer from NGA
April 14, 2006


This is called guttation and it happens occasionally under certain conditions. It is not something to worry about. Elephant ears do well in soil that is evenly moist but it does not need to be constantly saturated.

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