Colocasia Esculenta (Black Magic)

“Black Magic” Elephant Ear/ Taro Plant

(Approx 40-60cm high -including pot).

Picture(s) shown is for display purposes only and not the actual plant.

5 in stock


Position: bright but indirect light

  • Soil: fertile: good potting compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 40cm (including pot)
  • Pot covers: choose a 14cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot. A truly impressive plant with these stunning dark black arrow shaped leaves. It is a rare plant and the spectacular foliage that makes it real special..
  • Home care: This plants needs warmth and humidity. If you have a warm, light bathroom that could be perfect. Otherwise stand the pot on a tray of damp pebbles to try and keep the humidity levels up and or mist regularly. Keep the temperature minimum of 16°C, warmer if possible. Water regularly in the summer, reducing through the winter, and feed with a liquid feed in spring/ summer every 3-4 weeks.