Colocasia – Royal Hawaiian® ‘Aloha’

Garden Height
32 - 44
12 - 18
18 - 24
Container Role
Flower Size
Light Code
Light Level
Sun or Shade
Proven Selections


  • Heat Tolerant
  • Foliage Interest
  • Water Plant

Maintenance Notes:

Easy Care. Can tolerate soil moisture from average to wet.  Bulbs can be dug and stored in cold winter climates to be replanted again the next year.

Uses Notes:

Great for containers especially as a thriller, but can be an annual for garden beds in Northern climates and a perennial in Southern climates.

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Grown for Foliage

Hardiness Zones: 11b

Flower Form: Landscape

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

Fertilization: 150 - 200

Light Requirements: High

Water Requirements: Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature: 70 - 75° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature: 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information:

Spring through Summer Finish. 1 liner per 4-6" pot.

Finishing Times [weeks]:

4-5" and Quart Pot: 7-9
6" and Gallon Pot: 9-11
7-9" Pot: 11-13
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot: 13-15

Pinching and Growth Regulators:

Pinching not needed. PGRs are generally not needed. Sumagic is effective if needed.

Pest and Disease Management:

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips:

Colocasia can be cutback if needed.

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