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Colocasia esculenta 'Coal Miner'

CATEGORY  Colocasia

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Smoke Colored Leaves
  • Very Tough Plant
  • Discovered By Tony Avent
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HEIGHT:

4-5 Feet

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun
· Partial Shade

ZONE:

7b-10

PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Oxygenator

APPLICATIONS:

· Water Gardens
· Containers
· Water's Edge / Bog Plant
· Patio & Garden
· Focal Point
· Pond
· Mixed Combos

FEATURES:

· Heat Tolerant
· Easy to Grow
· Cold Tolerant
· Great Foliage
· Fast Growing

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun
· Partial Shade

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Wet Soil/Wetlands
· Average Water

HABIT:

· Upright

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Purple
· Almost Black
· Multi-Color

Colocasia 'Coal Miner' is a georgous selection of Colocasia antiquorum by Tony Avent of Plants Delight. 'Coal Miner' emerges from the ground up to 2 months earlier than Colocasia 'Illustris' in spring. The slow spreading habit of this taro makes it very desirable for the landscape!

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PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Oxygenator

APPLICATIONS:

· Water Gardens
· Containers
· Water's Edge / Bog Plant
· Patio & Garden
· Focal Point
· Pond
· Mixed Combos

FEATURES:

· Heat Tolerant
· Easy to Grow
· Cold Tolerant
· Great Foliage
· Fast Growing

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun
· Partial Shade

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Wet Soil/Wetlands
· Average Water

HABIT:

· Upright

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Purple
· Almost Black
· Multi-Color

GROWING INFO:
4" Crop Time: 6-8 weeks
6" Crop Time: 6-10 weeks
8" Crop Time: 8-12 weeks
12" Crop Time: 12-16 weeks
pH: 5.8 - 6.2
EC: 1.5 - 2.5


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