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Colocasia esculenta (Taro/Elephants ear)

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£5
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£5
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The Colocasia esculenta is from the same family as the Alocasias. This variety has large smooth leaves that are deep green and glossy with lighter green veins, they grow on tall stems that develop from the centre of the plant. Native to tropical East Asia. This is a pretty rare plant!

These plants are on sale as they aren't as full and vibrant as they could be. 

RATING- Moderate

LOVES- Water, keep these plants moist at all times but not soggy. Keep in a bright but indirect spot away from direct sunlight as this will burn the leaves

HATES- Dry air, the best way to keep these plants humid is to use a humidifier or to group plants together. You can use a mister but be cautious as this can encourage pests.

Pot diameter- 13cm

Plant height- 35cm

 

    Overview

    The Colocasia esculenta is from the same family as the Alocasias. This variety has large smooth leaves that are deep green and glossy with lighter green veins, they grow on tall stems that develop from the centre of the plant. Native to tropical East Asia. This is a pretty rare plant!

    Quick Care Guide

    RATING- Moderate

    LOVES- Water, keep these plants moist at all times but not soggy. Keep in a bright but indirect spot away from direct sunlight as this will burn the leaves

    HATES- Dry air, the best way to keep these plants humid is to use a humidifier or to group plants together. You can use a mister but be cautious as this can encourage pests.

    Colocasia esculenta (Taro/Elephants ear)
    Colocasia esculenta (Taro/Elephants ear)
    Colocasia esculenta (Taro/Elephants ear)
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