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Alocasia Sumo - Upright Elephant Ear

Item Number: 56-23 Price starts at: $9.00
Spring items available for order Jan. 2020.
Important Product Notes:
Categories: Catalogue - Spring Planted shipped 3-1 to 6-1 17 (Summer Catalogue) - Plants - Other Than Bulbs - Spring 2017 - 50%
Genus: Alocasia
Cultivar: Sumo
Family: Araceae
Nickname: Upright Elephant Ear
Zones: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 See map
Bloomtime: Mid Summer, Late Summer
Color: Green, Burgundy
Sun: Part Shade
Height: 6' +
Pests: Pest Resistant
Moisture: Average
Legend
attracts numerous pollinators the plant is one that attracts numerous pollinators
Spring Planted shipped 3-15 to 6-15
Description
Alocasia Sumo - a brand new cross of Purple Cloak and Portora; extremely large leaves that are deep green on the topside and are lighter with red ribs and bronzy coloration underneath; part sun; 10'+; winter hardiness zone 7b-11. This item is a PLANT, and will arrive in ~4" pots from tissue culture. (These are best grown in 70°+ soil or start indoors ahead of time on a heat mat).

Huge, critter resistant elephant-ear-type leaves which normally point to the heavens; add lots of focal impact in the tropical garden and summer patio containers; native to tropical S. and S.E. Asia, these great plants sway and 'sing' a special song in the warm, mid-late summer breezes; performs best in compost rich soil with adequate moisture;  will arrive in ~4" pots from tissue culture. (These are best grown in 70°+ soil or start indoors ahead of time on a heat mat).

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Colocasia Black Goblet
Genus: Colocasia
Nickname: Taro or Elephant's Ear
Legend map Map with zones
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