Black Taro

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Description

Black Taro (Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic')

Black Magic Taro has burgundy stems with leaves that depending on the amount of sunlight the taro is getting can range from green to a dark plum color appears black. The leaves are heart shaped grow up to 3 feet in length. This taro grows about 2' to 3' tall and performs best when planted in partial shade, although it will tolerate full sun. Black Magic Taro is a perfect accent plant for the edge of the pond. In cold regions, over winter as a houseplant or lift tubers and store in a frost free area.

Hardiness Zone: 8-11
Planting Container: We recommend a 2 gallon solid planting container or a Large Planting Bag.
Light Requirements: full sun to part shade
Height: 2' to 3' - Spread: 12" to 24" Wide
Water Depth: Moist soil or water up to 1" deep (Maximum water depth is for mature bog plants)

THESE PLANTS CANNOT BE SHIPPED TO HI - KNOW YOUR STATE LAWS.

For planting instructions see our: Planting Instructions for Bog Plants Page.