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Colocasia Esculenta

Botanical Name:

Colocasia esculenta

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Plant Type

Bulbs, Perennials, Herb/Forb, Perennial, Poisonous, Water Plant, Robust, acaulescent herb to 2 m. high or more; stem a swollen starchy tuber.

Lifespan

Perennial, Bulb

Flower

Rarely flowers. White or yellow spadix with a greenish or yellow spathe., Flowers unisexual, lacking tepals.

Taxonomy

Order

Arales

Family

Araceae

Genus

Colocasia

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