Ebony Elephant Ears
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water often to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Large leaves on basal stems 3 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Houseplant, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water often to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.|
Thrives and spreads freely in evenly moist, organically rich, well-drained soil. Prefers bright shade or filtered sun, and warm, humid environments. Apply a controlled release fertilizer to the potting mix or garden soil. In cold winter zones, enjoy outdoors but move inside well before threat of frost. Remove old, faded foliage as needed.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11