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Re: Elephant Ears


Our winters are pretty rough here.  I tend to lose a lot.
Sue

----- Original Message -----
From: Bonnie Holmes
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Sent: Sunday, April 30, 2006 17:46
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Elephant Ears


I'm also in Zone 7 and have had elephant ears come back...I didn't bother
to pot it and take it in over the winter.


> [Original Message]
> From: MICHAEL HABIB <godihabib@verizon.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 4/30/2006 5:27:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Elephant Ears
>
> Sue,
> I'm in zone 7 and I pot my elephant ears. I think I used just ordinary
> potting soil. Some pots I bury in the ground and the big one I place
above
> ground on an empty upside down pot in the background of a bed.
> I store the tubers in the garage in the winter and so far they are doing
> fine.
> Godi zone 7
> Mt. Vernon, VA
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Taborri" <taborri@rochester.rr.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2006 9:23 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Elephant Ears
>
>
> >I had purchased a couple large Elephant Ears bulbs/tubers a few years
ago
> >and
> > planted them.  They grew quite nicely but of course the tuber died in
the
> > winter, though I had read to lift the bulb out for winter.  I'm lazy.
> > <shrug>
> > This year I thought I would plant them in planters.  How large must the
> > planter be?  What about soil?  Other tips?  Thanks!
> >
> > Sue
> > NOT the HGTV Dream Home Winner nor Runner Up nor
> > a Cash Prize Winner.  Just little old me.
> > Upstate NY, Zone 6
> >
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