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Taro, Elephant Ear 'Black Magic (aka Jet Black Wonder)' (Colocasia esculenta)

Rockledge, FL(Zone 10a)

Started from a store-bought 1-Gallon plant a year ago, this Black Magic growing in Rockledge, Florida (32955) is now about 5 ft above ground. With sun for at least a good part of the day and with lots of water, the Black Magic becomes a prolific multiplier. This photo shows Aphids on the underside of a leaf and their enemy, a Lady Bug.

Common name: Taro, Elephant Ear 'Black Magic (aka Jet Black Wonder)'
Family: Araceae
Genus: Colocasia
Species esculenta

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