Elephant’s ear (Colocasia esculenta) is a tropical plant grown for its huge, heart-shaped leaves. Dig up the plants after the first fall frost. Cut off the foliage. Dry the tubers in a warm, dry location for 1 or 2 weeks. After drying, bury the tubers in peat moss or wood shavings and store them in an area with a temperature of 70 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit.
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