Violet Stem Taro

Botanical Name:
Colocasia esculenta 'Fontanesii'

Colocasia esculenta 'Fontanesii' / Violet Stem Taro
Colocasia esculenta 'Fontanesii' / Violet Stem Taro
Item# 307

Product Description

Description From a genus of seven tropical plants.  An erect tuberous rootstock in marked with ring like scars where former leaves have dropped off.  Heart shaped to arrow shaped leaves resemble elephant ears,  hence it is sometimes referred to as Elephant Ears.  Leaves grow to 3 ft. in length with the plant growing      2 - 6 ft. 





Pot in a large pot that can be removed from pond. Cut off and pot up "pups" produced on terminal ends of stolens

Zones 9 - 11

      Tropical!    Grow in  full sun. Can be wintered as houseplant