Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Green
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, House Plant, Landscaping
Growing Conditions Outdoor, Wet Area Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Jumbo - Elephant Ear Bulbs

Colocasia esculenta

Seed Type Bulb
Plant Type Jumbo

Colocasia Esculenta Elephant Ears are fast and easy to grow. This JUMBO variety reach a height of 8 feet, with each leaf possibly reaching 2-to-3 feet in length and a whole foot in width.

Planting Information

Planting Jumbo - Elephant Ear Bulbs

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Partial Shade
Planting Depth 4 to 6 inches Deep
Plant Height 72 inches and up
Plant Spacing 4 feet
Water Needs High
Hardiness Zones 8, 9, 10, 11
Bulb Size 7 to 9 inches circumference
View our Elephant Ears Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
1 Bulb / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 1 Sq. Ft
3 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 3 Sq. Ft
5 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 5 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Jumbo - Elephant Ear Bulbs