Elephant Ear Plants
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Elephant ear bulbs

Zone Cincinnati Ohio 45239 | Lori Harris added on August 21, 2016 | Answered

When the Elephant ear plant blooms, do those become bulbs? They look like bulbs at base of bloom.

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Alisma
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Answered on August 22, 2016

The flower itself will produce seeds, but the elephant ear plant does produce bulbs underground. Either can be used for propagation, but the bulbs are the easier option.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/elephant-ear/storing-elephant-ear-bulbs.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/alocasia-plant/elephant-ear-seed-pods.htm

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