Elephant Ear Plants

Elephant ear bulbs

Zone Mpls, Mn. 55406 | Gunner added on June 6, 2017 | Answered

We planted some elephant ear bulbs this year. We planted them after the frost was gone but they show no sign of sprouting yet. Do they take some time to come up?

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Answered on June 7, 2017

Elephant ear are a tropical plant and depending on your climate may just not have gotten enough warm days to sprout up. Also, I've noticed a vast number of elephant ear questions regarding elephant ear bulbs from big box stores not producing, so it could be bad bulbs. Still give it a little more time if you live in a cooler climate. This article may help

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