Plants in stock

Colocasia esculenta : fact sheet


Species name:
Colocasia esculenta
Common names:
Elephant Ear, Taro, Dasheen, Eddo
Description:
Elephant Ear, Erect-Herbaceous Clump-forming

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 150cm
Width:
Less than 160cm
Sun:
Partial sun or Partial shade
Water:
Likes dampness
Hadiness:
Tender
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Bulbous-Erect
Usage:
Container/ Pot Plants/Patio plants ,Home Water Garden ,Edible Root/Tubers ,Edible Shoots
Fruit:
Redish/Pinkish Tones
Flowers:
Whiteish/Cream/Very Pale Tones ,Flowers Inconspicuous or No Flowers ,Flowers Particularly Fragrant
Flower season:
Blooms irregularly ,Flowers Inconspicuous or No Flowers
Features:
Fast Growing ,Toxic ,Bulbous
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Foliage Particularly Attractive

Plant suppliers

De Fynne Nursery

Paarl
cell: 084 205 7300
tel: 021 869 8467
email: jacky@defynne.co.za
Retail stock

Defynne Nursery

-not specified-
cell: 0842057300
tel: 0218742708
email: jacky@defynne.co.za