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Tropicals & Tender Perennials: Black Magic Mini reverting to green

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Hattiesburg, MS
(Zone 8a)

July 5, 2009
3:46 AM

Post #6779137

Is anyone else growing black Magic Mini having problems with it reverting to green?
Gainesville, FL

July 5, 2009
11:37 AM

Post #6779613

could be too much shade. Is it in full sun?
Hattiesburg, MS
(Zone 8a)

July 5, 2009
2:20 PM

Post #6779934

have other colocasia with similar coloring in greenhouse- illustrus, black marble etc and their coloring is correct. will try to put in fuller sun.
Mount Vernon, IL

August 1, 2011
7:04 PM

Post #8730905

I'm having the same problem do they need direct light?
Sugar Land, TX
(Zone 9a)

August 2, 2011
10:00 AM

Post #8732002

I have mine in direct sun for about 7 hours a day and it is dark leaved. I have read that the more direct the sun the darker the leaves.
Monroe, WI
(Zone 4b)

August 3, 2011
9:27 AM

Post #8734195

Good thing to know.
Mount Vernon, IL

August 3, 2011
11:00 AM

Post #8734345

That helps a ton! I'm so glad I found that out, I was afraid I would burn them

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