Taro (Colocasia esculenta 'Pink Princess') in the Elephant Ears (Colocasia) Database

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Elephant Ears
Year Introduced: 2002/2003
History: Per discussion on Aroid-L this was introduced by Winterberry Farms from plants provided by Brian Williams.

Data specific to Elephant Ears (Colocasia) (Edit)
Petiole color: Whitish
Other: white stems with pink streaks

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
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
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
What exactly is variegation? by Gina1960 Nov 8, 2019 12:21 PM 15
Variegated monstera revert ='( by Haema1120 Aug 17, 2019 12:01 PM 3

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