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Thailand Giant Colocasia

Beloved in our research garden

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

We ship this item in Spring

73033-Thailand Giant Colocasia

1 per pack $19.99

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'
  • Ships As3" POT
  • 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?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

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

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 4/30/18 - 6/8/18
5A-6B 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/25/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-4: June 4th, 2018
Zones 5-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order.

For trees and other oversize items, we do not ship to PO boxes and it will be delivered via FedEx Home delivery.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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