Black Magic Taro | Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic'
Black Magic Taro has burgundy stems with dark plum leaves that appear black. The leaves are heart shaped grow up to 3 feet in length. This taro grows about 2' to 3' tall and performs best when planted in partial shade, although it will tolerate full sun. Black Magic Taro is a perfect accent plant for the edge of the pond. In cold regions, over winter as a houseplant or lift tubers and store in a frost free area.
Black Taro (Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic')
Hardiness Zone: 8-11
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 2' to 3' - Spread: 12" to 24" Wide
Water Depth: Moist soil or water up to 1" deep (Maximum water depth is for mature bog plants)
Black Taro (Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic') is restricted in HI and cannot be shipped into the state