Elephant Ear Plants

Winterize Elephant Ears

stan1 added on October 25, 2012 | Answered

Can you leave in ground and just cover up with leaves to keep warm? In other words, winterize elephant ears without digging up.

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Answered on October 26, 2012

If you live in zone 8 or greater, these bulbs can be left in the ground year round. If you live in a zone lower, they need to be brought in for the winter as they will not survive year round outside.

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