Elephant Ear, Colocasia Esculenta are spectacular green tropical beauties that make an impressive statement in decorative containers, sunny garden plantings or even a border screen. Mature Elephant Ear plants can grow very large with green leaves extending 4 feet long and 3 feet wide. This fast-growing tropical bulb needs plenty of sunshine, warm soil and lots of water to maximize the plant. Enjoy these striking plants all summer right up to frost. After that, dig up the bulbs and store in a frost-free area for the following spring planting season.