Colocasia “Black Magic” Elephant Ear Plant
$8.99 sales tax
Plants for sale are Colocasia “Black magic” 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 magic” plants.
Elephant Ears Colocasia “Black Magic” is one of the most spectacular Colocasia plants ever introduced. Its dusty solid purple-black leaves grow up to 2 feet long. Black Magic grows to a giant clump up to 5-6 feet tall with an equally wide spread. Prefers sun to partial shade. Elephant Ear varieties are hardy in zones 7-10 as perennials and suitable in zones 4-6 as annuals.
They are popular as annuals due to their rapid growth – colocasia makes a dramatic impact to the landscape within just one season.
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. We recommend using only Bio Spectrum organic Fertilizer located in our store. Ships to the continental United States only.
How to grow Colocasia “Black Magic”
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. Plants will produce large fragrant flowers. There are hundreds of varieties of Colocasia.
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