tiny leaves on elephant ear plant

suschmoo2(z5OH)June 8, 2009

last year someone gave me a nice ee plant, i brought it inside over the winter, let it go dormant. i started watering it in the spring, but it wasnt growing much. i repotted it, there was no bulb, just roots. it is growing very slowly, leaves are about 1".what's wrong?

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planterjake

The first few leaves are always small, but they will increase in size which each new leaf.

Jake

    Bookmark   June 9, 2009 at 6:35PM
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tropicalzone7(7b)

Most baby elehant ears have very small leaves. Mine was a huge bulb about 7 inches long and 3 inched wide, and it had a pretty big first ear size, but a smaller blub or less roots will result in smaller begining leaves, but by late july or so it should be much larger.

good luck

    Bookmark   June 9, 2009 at 7:29PM
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suschmoo2(z5OH)

thanks for the replies and encouragement

    Bookmark   June 10, 2009 at 10:01AM
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