Planting Elephant Ears - Knowledgebase Question

syosset, Ne
Question by johnalf1968
April 17, 2009
HOW DO YOU KNOW WHICH SIDE IS UP WHEN YOU PLANT THEM.


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Answer from NGA
April 17, 2009

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It can be difficult to tell which end is up on the bulb. Look at the tuber; one end should have a little more "hairiness" to it; plant the bulb with that end pointing down. Also, one end may be slightly more tapered/pointy; that end should face up. Plant so there's about 4-inches of soil over the top of the tuber. (If you're still not sure which end is up, plant the bulb on its side.)

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