Whats going on with my Elephants ears?


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Hi all.

Just built a house and am sorting the front garden at the moment.

I want the tropical look.

Planted a couple of Elephant Ears a month or 2 ago and the leaves are looking a bit funky!

The garden gets a lot of sunlight, its going into winter now here so its not hot but there is plenty of sun. I read that Elephant Ears should be in a shaded spot so does this look like to much sun or something else?

Its the weird Grey looking patches - It seems to be on the older leaves.

Thank you =)
 

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Almost looks like sun scald. Have a overhead tree leafing out late or a change of sun from the nursery if they were up already? They will harden off. You might not see it next year.
 
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Hi all.

Just built a house and am sorting the front garden at the moment.

I want the tropical look.

Planted a couple of Elephant Ears a month or 2 ago and the leaves are looking a bit funky!

The garden gets a lot of sunlight, its going into winter now here so its not hot but there is plenty of sun. I read that Elephant Ears should be in a shaded spot so does this look like to much sun or something else?

Its the weird Grey looking patches - It seems to be on the older leaves.

Thank you =)
My elephant ears are in pure sun but other then summer / rainy season I do water them with the hose every few days .

I have found that a DILUTED calcium and regular fertilizer supplement goes a long way , worm castings even better .

This is an old pic showing my 75 gallon platy / guppy '' pond '' lol but it shows some of the elephant ears . I keep several types through out the yard but all get pretty much full S.Florida sun .
 

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