Green Taro, Elena gives your pond, deck or patio the look of the tropics! Gorgeous, lime-green leaves with violet-purple eye where stem attaches to leaf. Green Taro, Elena grows beautifully in shady borders or in pots around the pool or patio. Green Elena Taro grows 2 - 4 feet tall and makes a lovely border, screen or backdrop! Contrasts nicely with Black Coral Taro and makes a dramatic statement when used together!
Height Grows 2 - 4 feet tall
Width 18 - 24 inch spread
Sunlight Requirements Part sun/part shade or full shade
Moisture Requirements Moist soil
Fertilize Once a month, June through August
Zone 7b - 10
Plant in indirect sunlight, morning or late evening sun is ok, but protect from harsh, direct sunlight as plant will burn! Plant as a landscape plant or in containers, looks great when planted in containers on deck, balcony or patio. Plant in moist, loam soil after all danger of frost has passed, fertilize monthly, June through August and lift tender bulbs after first frost in the fall. Keep soil moist throughout the hot, dry summer months. Store indoors over the winter in a dry, cool dark place or overwinter as a house plant near a sunny window!