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Colocasia esculenta 'Black Marble'

Black Marble Elephant Ear

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Item #: 5487

Zones: 7b to 10b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 60" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Asia, Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

(aka: C. 'Multiflora) This Agri-Starts introduction is a sport of the old favorite C. esculenta 'Burgundy Stem'. Each dark grey-green leaf is highlighted by random purple-black sectors and flecks. Despite the instability of the pattern, the patterning does persist throughout the entire plant. Due to this instability, C. 'Black Marble' has a high cull rate in production and will never be produced commercially in huge numbers. Enjoy them while they last.