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Black Magic Taro - Colocasia Esculenta (Bare Root)

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Sale price $9.98 Regular price $11.17

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Black Magic Taro is the fastest growing and has serious eye-catching appeal. Its leaves and stems are heart-shaped and blackish purple New foliage is green and darkens in the sun 

Best grown in fertile organically rich, medium to wet soils in full sun to part shade. Full sun generally brings out the best leaf color for this cultivar. When growing plants in garden soils, provide regular moisture, especially during dry summer periods, and do not allow soil to dry out. Plants may also be grown as pond marginals in up to 6" of standing water. Plants produce prodigious amounts of growth and appreciate regular fertilization during the growing season.

  • Color: Black, Purple, and green foliage
  • Sunlight: mostly shade
  • Zone: Z8-Z10
  • Flowers: Not significant
  • Spread: 3' to 6'
  • Growth: Fast, hardy
  • Depth: in shallow water or boggy soil
  • Height: Grows 3' to 6'

This is a Play it Koi Favorite for sure!