Colocasia 'Black Beauty', Elephant Ear

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Origin: Eastern Asia

Ideal conditions: Prefers bright, indirect light. Thrives in well draining, peat based soil. Humidity is a must. Use a pebble tray or a cool mist humidifier. Keep soil evenly moist. Feed with a ½ strength fertilizer during the growing season.

Ease of care: Difficult but worth it

Notes: This plant grows by tubers and goes dormant in the winter. The tubers can be stored in pots in a cool place during this time.

Not safe for human or pet consumption.


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