Colocasia esculenta "Fontanesii" Black Stem Taro" is also 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.
Mature tubers offered.
Colocasias are fairly easy to grow plants and very adaptaple to all types of soil. Lots of watering required to get the foliage to grow bigger. The compost needs to be well drained if grown in colder climates. Also make good pot plants. Tolerates shade and sun.