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elephant ears bulbs

Zone Smyrna Tn 37129 | Mary Woodard added on March 10, 2018 | Answered

On one of your growing know how, the phase harden off ears plants for a week prior to placing outside. What does this mean?

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    MichiganDot
    Answered on March 11, 2018

    If you sprout your elephant ear bulbs indoors to get a jump on the season, the plant must be acclimated to outdoor conditions slowly. This is true of all plants taken outside. It takes about a week of slowly increasing the amount of time outdoors, starting in a shady spot and moving to progressively more sun and wind. If you are planting bulbs outside, hardening off isn't necessary.

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