Colocasia esculenta ‘Coal Miner’

Colocasia esculenta ‘Coal Miner’

Taro 'Coal Miner'


Pot Size:



3 In stock

SKU: 76544488


(Taro ‘Coal Miner’)
Family Araceae
Garden origin

Gorgeous selection of Colocasia esculenta, the black leaf pattern is similar to Colocasia ‘Illustris’, but the background leaf colour is dark olive as opposed to medium green.
Grow in full sun/part shade, rich moist soil, these plants are heavy feeders, you can use a high nitrogen liquid feed with every watering, alternatively use slow release pellets. Can also be grown as a pond marginal.

Eventual mature plant size :
Height 1.5m
Spread 1.2m



Foliage type


Clump forming, Upright

Light requirement



Plant Type

Aroid tropical, sub tropical

Season of interest


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