The Coal Miner elephant ear is a clone of Colocasia antiquorum from India. Sporting all the good looks of an Illustris, the Coal Miner also has some additional features: It gets 10-15 inches taller than Illustris, emerges two months earlier, and grows glossy, velvety leaves.
Height when mature: 4-6 feet
Light: Full to part sun.
Soil: Rich well drained, keep moist, do not let dry out between waterings.
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