Are you ready? It's time for our 14th annual photo contest! Enter your best pictures of the year, for a chance to win a calendar and annual subscription here. Hurry! Deadline for entries is October 21.
Hardiness: USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F) USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F) USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)
On Nov 6, 2008, gothqueen from Gainesville, FL wrote:
A very unusual Xanthosoma with compound lobed leaves. Natural habitat ranges from Mexico to Venezuela. Hardy in zone 8B in the ground, but has a deciduous habit. Goes dormant in the winter months even if kept above 50F. Re-emerges in Spring.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions: