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Colocasia 'Fierce Gigante'


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Colocasia 'Fierce Gigante' is a hybrid involving C. gigantea 'Thailand Giant' with huge, blue-green leaves up to four feet long with burgundy veins and stems.


Description:
Colocasia 'Fierce Gigante' is a hybrid involving C. gigantea 'Thailand Giant' with huge, blue-green leaves up to four feet long and two feet wide with burgundy veins and stems. The growth rate is so fast that a four inch pot given lots of water and fertilizer can produce full size leaves by the end of the first season! If you need drama and you need it fast, this is the elephant ear for you.


Common Name: Taro, Elephant Ear

Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7b-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: Green

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Moist, Wet

Stem Colour: Burgundy

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Swampy areas.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southeast Asia

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