Colocasia Esculenta 'Black Coral' | elephant ears

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A plant much appreciated for the appearance of its foliage and its size. The 'Black Coral' variety bears beautiful large dark colored leaves. At its optimum growing conditions, it can give you one new leaf per week. Colocasia is very water and nutrient intensive. It is important to give it a dose of fertilizer regularly.

Attention! Risk of toxicity if swallowed. The sap of Colocasias contains oxalic acid - risk of irritation in contact with skin or eyes.

  • Family: Araceae.
  • Origin: Southeast Asia.
  • Watering:
    • Allow the soil to dry out slightly on the surface between waterings.
  • Ambient humidity: High.
  • Type of soil: Rich.
  • Brightness: Moderate to high.
    • Orientation: West, East or 1 m from a south window.
  • Growth: Average.
  • Temperature: Hot.
    • Never below 14ᵒC.

Diameter of the pot: 7 cm.

Grown in Quebec.

 Like nature, each plant is unique. Natural articles are all different and may contain irregularities.

The decorative pot is not included.