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Royal Hawaiian® Aloha Elephant Ear

Colocasia esculenta 'Aloha' PP #29,692

Pronunciation: kol-oh-KAY-see-uh es-kew-LEN-tuh
SKU #42200
7-11

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OVERVIEW
Description Bold color and texture from large, glossy dark foliage with vividly contrasting accents. The greenish black leaves rise on sturdy bright green stems and feature that same bright green on their veins, midribs, and undersides. An excellent container specimen. Spreads freely in rich, wet soils; more slowly in dry, heavy soils. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Rarely blooms; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 34 to 36 in. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
CARE
Care 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.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.