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Colocasia Esculenta Black Stem

Colocasia Black Stem (Elephant Ear) - Longfield Gardens

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These elephant ears have smooth, blue-green leaves on long, purple-black stems. Give these heat lovers plenty of warmth and moisture, and they can grow to a height of 6 feet in just a few months. A new and different look for your patio, entryway, deck or garden.

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Bold Tropical Foliage
Thrives in Heat and Humidity
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Colocasia Black Stem

ITEM #20000224
SCIENTIFIC NAME
Colocasia
COMMON NAME
Elephant Ear
VARIETY
Black Stem
CLASS
Esculenta
PLANT TYPE
Bulb
ORIGIN
Costa Rica
LIGHT
Sun, Partial Sun/Shade
SIZE/GRADE
9-11"
HARDINESS
SUITABLE
3-11
SHIPS
Spring
WHEN TO PLANT
Spring
BLOOM TIME
Summer thru Fall
SPACING
Plant 24" apart from center of bulb to center of bulb
DEPTH
Plant 3" deep
HEIGHT
Grows 36-60" tall

Shipping Dates

Your order will be shipped 1-2 weeks before the ideal planting time for your growing zone (see dates below). To request an earlier ship date, please contact us directly at info@lfgardens.com or 855-534-2733.

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ZONE SPRING SHIPPING BEGINS FALL SHIPPING BEGINS WINTER/INDOOR BEGINS
ZONE 2 04/16/2019 10/03/2018 10/16/2018
ZONE 3 04/16/2019 10/03/2018 10/16/2018
ZONE 4 04/16/2019 10/03/2018 10/16/2018
ZONE 5 04/02/2019 10/03/2018 10/16/2018
ZONE 6 03/26/2019 10/03/2018 10/16/2018
ZONE 7 03/19/2019 10/03/2018 10/16/2018
ZONE 8 02/26/2019 10/03/2018 10/16/2018
ZONE 9 02/26/2019 10/03/2018 10/16/2018
ZONE 10 02/26/2019 10/03/2018 10/16/2018
SPRING ENDS:
06/17/2019
FALL ENDS:
01/20/2019
WINTER ENDS:
02/08/2019

Shipping Method

We ship via FedEx Ground Delivery. You will receive an email with tracking information as soon as your order leaves our warehouse. Depending on what you ordered, it may arrive in multiple shipments.

Shipping Rates

During the checkout process, your order will automatically be divided into the appropriate shipping season (spring, fall, winter). To be eligible for free shipping you must spend $50 or more per shipping season. For example: If you purchase $50 of spring product, you will receive free shipping. If you purchase $25 of spring product and $25 of fall product you will not receive free shipping. We charge a flat rate of $9.50 for orders that are not eligible for free shipping.

Customer Reviews for Colocasia Black Stem

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Kate - Hardin County, IA - on May 09, 2014
Size is one thing, but the color contrast of this variety makes it truly outstanding. It adds special effects to last-of-the-season container groupings around Halloween, then moves indoors where it continues its show through the winter.
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