Royal Hawaiian® Aloha Elephant Ear
Colocasia esculenta 'Aloha' PPAF
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||kol-oh-KAY-see-uh es-kew-LEN-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 34 to 36 in. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Rarely blooms; prized for foliage.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Houseplant, Poolside, Specimen, Water Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Companion Plants||Ornamental Banana (Musa); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia); Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum); Canna (Canna)|
Thrives and spreads freely in evenly moist, organically rich, well-drained soil. Prefers warm, humid environments. Best with part shade in very hot regions. 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: ALL