Giant Elephant Ear (Leucocasia gigantea 'Survivor') in the Elephant Ears (Colocasia) Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Giant Elephant Ear
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Botanical names:
Leucocasia gigantea Accepted
Colocasia gigantea Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 42 to 48 inches (105-120cm)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flower Time: Other: Seasonal
Underground structures: Tuber
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seed from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Colocasia gigantea name change by eclayne Aug 24, 2015 10:54 AM 0

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