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Colocasia esculenta Hawaiian Punch

Colocasia esculenta Hawaiian Punch

Help your customers or clients design a relaxing island-inspired garden by offering a new colocasia for small spaces. Hawaiian Punch is a compact esculenta type that effectively creates a relaxing tropical oasis without taking up tons of real estate. This unique and eye-catching plant features substantial, upward-facing leaves atop vibrant red stems for added flair. Growing to 3' tall with a 3-4' spread, it not only adds plenty of lush green to the landscape, it is the perfect size for containers that can be brought indoors for winter. Lift in fall in zones 3-8.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-10. Lift in Fall in zones 3-8
  • Mature Height 36 inches
  • Bloom Time Foliage from June till frost
  • Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
  • Ship As7-9" Bulb
  • Deer Resistant
  • Container Friendly

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Botanical Name: Colocasia esculenta 'Hawaiian Punch'

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  • Botanical Name:

    Colocasia esculenta 'Hawaiian Punch'
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  • Size:

  • Lift In Fall:

  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Perennializing, Water Garden, Shade Garden, Deer Resistant
  • Flower Form:

    Flowers are insignificant and rarely produced.
  • Foliage Type:

    Large glossy green leaves and bright red stems.
  • Mature Spread:

    36 - 48 inches
  • Spacing:

    36 - 48 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions:

    Top of tuber to be 2-4" below the soil. Keep well watered during its growing period (spring, summer, early fall)
  • Soil Moisture:

    Deep, moisture-retentive soils. They are heavy feeders. Plants love moist conditions.
  • Will Tolerate:

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Wet Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions:

    Remove ugly-looking leaves.
  • Winter Care:

    Lift tubers in fall (zone 3-8) and store in a frost-free location over winter. Replant the following spring after last frost.
  • Planting Depth:

    2-4" below soil level.
  • Watering Requirements:

    High water needs. Keep well watered during its growing period (spring, summer, early fall)
  • Fertilization Requirements:

    Once or twice per year
  • Special Care:

    Not needed.

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Shipping Information

K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.

Spring 2023 Shipping Schedule

  • Tropical Plants (Alocasia and Colocasia)
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3A-5A May 5, 2023 May 29, 2023
    5B May 1, 2023 May 29, 2023
    6A April 27, 2023 May 29, 2023
    6B April 24, 2023 May 29, 2023
    7A April 13, 2023 May 29, 2023
    7B April 10, 2023 May 29, 2023
    8A-8B April 3, 2023 May 29, 2023
    9A-10B March 27, 2023 May 29, 2023

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.
Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.
Large orders may be shipped in more than one package. Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time. When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated shipping estimate. You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.
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