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Elephant Ear, Fordhook Giant

Short Description

Tropical foliage plants with huge leaves.

Full Description

It's hard to beat these gigantic ears;reaching up to 5' in diameter;for big-time tropical impact. Tropical beauties feature handsomely veined, heart-shaped leaves each atop tall, sturdy, succulent stems. Plants can grow to 6' tall in a single growing season. Infuses the garden with a tropical color and texture, especially when planted in alongside caladiums and impatiens.
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Product properties

Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun

Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

72-84 inches

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

60-96 inches

Ornamental Use Ways in which the product may be used in the garden for ornamental effect.

Borders, Container

Life Cycle This refers to whether a plant is an annual, biennial or perennial. Annuals complete their life cycles in one year; biennials produce foliage the first year and bloom and go to seed the second year; perennials can live for more than two years.

Annual

Growth Habit The genetic tendency of a plant to grow in a certain shape, such as vining or bush like.

Erect

Plant Shipping Information

Plants begin shipping week of:

May 01, 2017

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Restrictions:

Item 22607 cannot ship to: AA, AE, AK, AP, AS, CN, FM, GU, HI, MH, MP, PR, PW, VI
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Sun
Full Sun
Height
72-84 inches
Spread
60-96 inches
Ornamental Use
Borders, Container
Life Cycle
Annual
Growth Habit
Erect
Sow Method
Direct Sow
Flowering
false
Elephant Ear, Fordhook Giant is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Elephant Ear, Forhook Giant I love this elephant ear, I hope to get more the bulb arrived in good shape and started to sprout as soon as I planted it, its beautiful and I want more!
Date published: 2016-06-21
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