Zone: Most Colocasias have a hardiness zone of 8-12. A few varieties do fine in zone 7 including: ‘Black Coral’, ‘Diamond Head’, ‘Hawaiian Punch’, ‘Kona Coffee’, & ‘White Lava’.
Size: Most varieties grow to be 3’-6’ tall & wide when mature.
Temperature/Humidity: Loves warm & humid climates. Thrives in temperatures 70-80℉ Do not let it encounter regular temperatures under 50℉.
Pet Friendly: Not Pet-Friendly! This plant is toxic to pets if any parts are ingested.
Edible: We do not advertise our Colocasias as edible. Sold for decorative purposes only.
Soil: Use a rich soil (ie. loam soil with peat moss and perlite) that also drains well. PH 5.5-6.5. A water-soluble fertilizer may be used.
Lighting: Bright, indirect lighting (to avoid leaf burn) is needed several hours each day.
Water: Water regularly, & keep the soil moist. Water daily during the growing season. We recommend using Distilled, Reverse Osmosis, or Rainwater.
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