Plant this impressive specimen in your garden or patio container and enjoy a tropical feel all year long. Huge, 18" wide leaves of deep green create a textural contrast in sunny spaces. Perfect as a container plant that can be moved indoors during the cool weather of late fall and winter.
Height 4 - 6 feet
Bloom Time Rarely flowers
Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
Ship As 7-9" BULB
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Height:4 - 6 feet
Ship As:7-9" BULB
Lift In Fall:3- 6
Spacing:36 - 60 inches
Spread:4 - 5 feet
Light Requirements:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Foliage Type:Huge, oval, heart shaped to arrow shaped leaves up to 2'+ long and 18" wide.
Bloom Time:Rarely flowers
Flower Form:Small white spathes, like jack-in-the-pulpit flowers, insignificant.
Planting Instructions:Plant 2 - 4" below soil level. Keep well watered. Best to mulch if not grown in standing water.
Soil Requirements:Deep moisture retentive soils. They are heavy feeders.
Growth Rate:Fast, establishes quickly.
Pruning:No pruning needed.
Winter Care:Lift tubers in the fall and store in a frost-free location over winter. Replant the following spring after last frost.
Additional Information:The taros replace the potato in tropical regions as a source of food known as 'poi'.