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Colocasia esculenta Fontanesi Black taro


Colocasia esculenta "Fontanesii" Black Stem Taro" is an elephant's ear cultivar which has unusual purplish-black leaves.

The mature tubers produces plants that can grow from 3 to 6 feet tall.

The huge foliage is almost heart shaped.

Produces flowers with cream yellow spathe.

Very adaptable and they withstand snow and frost and the tubers go dormant.