Colocasia “Black Ruffles” Elephant Ear Plant
$8.99 sales tax
Plants for sale are Colocasia “Black Ruffles” 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. Black..
Plants for sale are Colocasia “Black Ruffles” 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. Black Ruffles is a var. that sprang from the cultivar Black Magic. It boasts the same black colors with one exception this plant has heavily ruffled edges. We recommend using Bio Spectrum organic fertilizer located in our store. Ships to the continental United States only.
How to grow Colocasia Black Ruffles
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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