Elephant Ear Plants
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I Always Thought That Elephants Ears Just Come Back. Is It Necessary To Dig Up The Bulbs For The Winter? I Was Told To Cut Them

Zone dayton ohio | dixon8 added on November 6, 2019 | Answered

off at ground level.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on November 6, 2019

There are a few varieties that can withstand those temperatures with special care, and mulching. Most will not come back, though. The general consensus is that zones 8 and above are ideal for their return, though there are certainly cultivars that will go much lower.

Here is an article for their, general, care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/elephant-ear/growing-elephant-ear-plants.htm

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