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Elephant Ear ‘Black Ruffles’ (Colocasia hybrid)

Elephant Ear ‘Black Ruffles’ (Colocasia hybrid)

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Elephant Ear ‘Black Ruffles’ (Colocasia hybrid)
A close relative to our old favorite Elephant Ear ‘Black Magic’, ‘Black Ruffles’ is a new variety with black, heart-shaped leaves and ruffled edges. The rich black foliage makes a great accent plant in any garden bed or it can be grown successfully as a water garden plant as well. We love ‘Black Ruffles’ as the centerpiece of a mixed container, where it steals the show! Grow in full to partial sun and keep evenly moist.
Hardiness Zone 8, 9
Sun Requirement Full Sun, Partial Sun
Grows to 4-5'
Minimum Temperature Indoors 50
Plant Type Easy Grower

Tips for Success:

Fast and easy-to-grow the Taro Root is almost foolproof and the large leaves a pleasure to grow.

• Grow in full sun. The more sun the better, although they will
  grow under varying light levels.
• Fertilize moderately but be consistent. Too much feed can
  burn the foliage.
• In the summer water freely. They can be grown in water or at
  the water's edge.
 For container and garden planting keep evenly moist.
• In winter, tubers can be dug and stored in a basement,
  keeping some moisture around the root. Or grow inside as a

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