How to overwinter in zone 5A

nana8(5)September 7, 2012

I am new to tropicals but this yeat I planted some Xanthosoma Aurea Lime Zinger, and some large Alocasia Calidora in the ground. Do I dig them up and store like the Dahlias and Canna bulbs, or do I have to pot them up to bring indoors? I don't know if I will have enough room to pot them up, and was hoping to be able to store them dry. I would appreciate any information on them, as I really enjoyed them in the garden this year.

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delreytropical(6)

I am not sure about the Xanhosoma, but the calocasia or alaocaisa is a bulb, which can be stored like canna, except i think they like it slightly warmer, and moist. Hope it helps!

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