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Arrowleaf Elephant's Ear Overview
Xanthosoma sagittifolium is a tropical, evergreen perennial species in the arum family, Araceae. Commonly known as Arrowleaf Elephant's Ear, and occasionally sold as Jungle Bush for growing indoors as a houseplant. This species grows to a large size, producing a yam-like tuber, and edible arrow-shaped leaves on long stems which are about 1m high. The flowers are greenish white and will appear throughout the year in tropical climates.
How to propagate Arrowleaf Elephant's Ear
You can propagate from seeds, stem cuttings.
Division of tubers in spring or summer.
Special features of Arrowleaf Elephant's Ear
Other uses of Arrowleaf Elephant's Ear
Grown mainly for their attractive foliage. Many species are cultivated in the tropics for their edible, starchy tubers.