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Q.Winter Care of Elephant Ear Plants in Pots?

Zone 5 | pianoman added on November 4, 2012 | Answered

Do I cut back the large leaves? Can I store the potted plants in the basement?

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Answered on November 5, 2012

It is better to let the foliage die back naturally. But if time is of the essence, you can trim the stem/foliage back to about 3 inches from above the bulb. This article will help you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/elephant-ear/storing-elephant-ear-bulbs.htm

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