Colocasia antiquorum - Black Beauty - Elephant Ear
Information below is only the potential the plant has. You will be receiving one plant between 2.5 and 6 inches in height shipped in a 3 inch deep pot.Very unique 3 dimensional leaves with striking color. One of the most attractive elephant ears. Bushy and compact plant that produces numerous deeply puckered, shiny, dark chocolate-purple leaves. Stems are near black and thick. Grows to about 4 feet high and wide. Light 65%-73% shade, likes high light, but will do reasonable well in 80% shade
Overview: Average mature height: 4 feet. Growth rate: fast. Soil: Prefers plenty of water. Does well in boggy areas. Light: 65%-73% shade, likes high light, but will do reasonably well in 80% shade. Zones: 8 - 11. Can be grown indoors. Elephant ears will achieve their unique attributes when they are mature.
Please note that elephant ears will showcase their unique attributes like black leaves, ruffled edges etc. when they are mature.