This plant is ‘The tree that grows up to the heavens’ and is said to be the plant in all the Western and Eastern versions of the fairytale of Jack and the Beanstalk. It thereby stands for seizing opportunities when they arise, even when they’re risky. Try our American Elephant Ear bulb Online. Also, check out our workshops for more details.
Number of bulbs in a packet – 1
- Difficulty Level- Easy.
- Plant Height- 36 to 96 inches
- Color – Green
- Type – outdoor plant.
- Feed –VermiCompost for nutrients every week, Seaweed once a month for greener leaves, and Epsom salt for better blooming once a month.
- Watering – Once every 5-7 days
- Sunlight – Full sunlight.
- Germination Time – three to eight weeks.
- Suitable Temperature – 70°F – 85°F.
- Season – Summer
- Sowing – March to June
HOW TO GROW AMERICAN ELEPHANT EAR FROM BULBS
- Plant the American Elephant Ear bulb in well-drained soil or VermiCompost in Cocopeat.
- Sow no more than 5mm deep in well-drained soil in full sun.
- Cover with soil and lightly water in.
- At a depth of 5mm, and spaced 10-15cm apart in rows 45-60cm apart. Water well and then stand the pot in a cool, shaded, frost-free place – a temperature of around 70°F-85°F is ideal.
- Then moderately water the plant.
- Provide with Cocopeat and spray with water using a spray gun spray bottle.
- Water the top about 2 inches of the soil is dry to the touch.
- Seeds will germinate anywhere from one month to a year. So, keep patience for the flower to bloom.
- Full, bright sunlight is needed at the time of germination.
Botanical name: Colocasia
American Elephant Ear in Hindi: kolokeshiya ka paudha (कोलोकेशिया का पौधा)
American Elephant Ear in Kannada: Kolokāsiyā sasya (ಕೊಲೊಕಾಸಿಯಾ ಸಸ್ಯ)
American Elephant Ear in Bengali: Colocasia udbhida (colocasia উদ্ভিদ)
American Elephant Ear in Tamil: Kolōkāciyā ālai (கொலோகாசியா ஆலை)
American Elephant Ear in Telugu: Kōlōkāsiyā mokka (కోలోకాసియా మొక్క)
American Elephant Ear in Marathi: Kōlōkēśiyā vanaspatī (कोलोकेशिया वनस्पती)
American Elephant Ear in Malayalam: keāḷēākkāsiya ceṭi (കൊളോക്കാസിയ ചെടി)
Other names: Alocasia, Colocasia
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