Colocasia “Black Beauty” Elephant Ear Plant
$8.99 sales tax
Plants for sale are Colocasia “Black Beauty” plants. Each plant I offer is Hybridized and grown from tissue cultures to be a disease free exact replica of the mother plant. Plants for sale are between 5-16″ tall.
Plants for sale are Colocasia “Black Beauty” Elephant Ear plants.
Each plant I offer is Hybridized and grown from tissue cultures to be a disease free exact replica of the mother plant. Plants for sale are between 5-16″ tall. Colocasia “Black Beauty” is a selection of ours from Colocasia ‘Illustris’. It has a much darker black leaf which gives it an overall richer look! It is a very impressive centerpiece in a mixed container. Patios, landscapes, containers & ponds all around the world are just screaming to have this specimen! quite unique and very beautiful. We recommend using only Bio Spectrum organic Fertilizer. Ships to the continental United States only.
How to grow Colocasia “Black Beauty”
Colocasia soil requirements and planting instructions
- 50 percent potting soil;
- 20 percent peat moss;
- 20 percent orchid bark with charcoal;
- 10 percent shredded sphagnum moss and a handful of perlite.
Water and Fertilizer
Pests and Disease
Colocasia are also referred to as Giant taro, Ape plant, Elephant Ear, Ape flower, Elephant’s Ear Plant, Night-scented Lily, New Guinea Shield, and Taro. Colocasia are generally grown from side shoots vs seeds. Plants will produce large fragrant flowers. There are hundreds of varieties of Colocasia.
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