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Colocasia esculenta            Family: Araceae   (Arum)          
Green Taro, Elephant Ear

 

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 Photography by: Dr. Robert E. Lyons

       
Type: Perennial
Hardiness range: 9A - 11
Height: 36" to 5' / 90cm to 1.60m
Spread: n/a
Growth rate: Average
Exposure: Partial shade or partial sun
Persistence: Evergreen
Bloom color: White
Bloom attributes: Flowers are rare
Leaf color: Green
Fruit color: Green
Water requirements: Moist to wet
Soil pH requirements: Acidic
Soil type: Loamy
Form: Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Landscape uses: Border, container, specimen
Attributes and features: Attractive foilage
   
Picture of Colocasia esculenta

 Photography by: Dr. Robert E. Lyons

Picture of Colocasia esculenta

 Photography by: Dr. Robert E. Lyons

Picture of Colocasia esculenta

 Photography by: Dr. Robert E. Lyons

Picture of Colocasia esculenta

 Photography by: Dr. Robert E. Lyons

Picture of Colocasia esculenta

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Picture of Colocasia esculenta

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Picture of Colocasia esculenta

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Colocasia esculenta

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