Elephant Ear Plants

Elephant ear plant

Zone Wake forest, nc. 27587 | Anonymous added on June 10, 2017 | Answered

Planted a elephant ear bulb. The original bud died, but now I have about 6 to 8 new plants from the one bulb. Can I take these new plants off the bulb and how would I proceed with the process?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 11, 2017

If you have 6 to 8 complete plants and not just 6 to 8 new leaves, then yes, you should be able to split them off from the original rhizome. This article will help you -- just make sure you divide the rhizome (root) very carefully so that you include the entire section of it where the new plants are sprouting from:


Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Elephant Ear Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More