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Thailand Giant Colocasia

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  • Sun Exposure: Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 9 feet
  • Zone: 5-10
  • Flowering Date: Late summer, early fall
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Thailand Giant Colocasia

Description
Add texture, scale and interest to your landscape with this huge species from Thailand and its surrounding countries. Growing over 9' tall, each leaf can reach up to 4' wide and 5' long! Colocasia gigantea 'Thailand Giant'
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameColocasia gigantea 'Thailand Giant'
  • Sun ExposurePartial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread9 feet
  • Hardiness Zone5-10
  • Flowering DateLate summer, early fall
  • Planting InstructionsSet at the same depth it is growing at in the container, firm and water in thoroughly
  • Flower Color:white
  • Flower FormFrom an early age, the plants are adorned with clusters of dramatically large, pleasantly scented, white flowers.
  • Foliage TypeEach individual leaf grows in excess of 5' long x 4' wide. The leaves are an attractive glaucous-grey which is typical of this species.
  • Soil RequirementDeep moisture retentive soils. They are heavy feeders.
  • PruningNone
  • Additional InformationIn growing season, water freely and apply a water soluble fertilizer monthly.
  • Unique CharactersticsThis huge species, from Thailand and surrounding countries, is a cousin to Alocasia. It can grow to a massive size over 9 feet tall. The leaves can reach up to 4 feet wide and around 5 feet long. The whole plant has a light bluish green coloring.
  • Shipped3" POT
  • Height/Habit9 feet
  • Growth RateFast, establishes quickly
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/7/18 - 6/22/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/22/18
6A 3/12/18 - 6/22/18
6B 3/5/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/22/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/18/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/18/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018

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