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Alocasia Black Velvet (Taro) 200mm pots

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Botanical Name: 

Alocasia Black Velvet (Taro) 200mm pots

Common Name: Black Velvet (Taro) 

Current Average Height (from the top of the pot) 150mm

The Black Magic is an evergreen perennial commonly recognised for its striking appearance. It has heart-shaped, black-purple foliage and seasonally blossoms with yellow-white foliage. It has many uses within a garden and is ideal for creating a sense of depth and beauty to a simple garden.


  • Evergreen perennial
  • Unique appearance
  • Yellow-white flowers
  • Heart-shaped foliage
  • Purple/black foliage
  • Blossoms between June and August
  • Medium growth rate
  • Clumping habit
  • Edible


Full sun to partial shade

Ideal For:

  • Specimen plant
  • Garden bed plant
  • Bedding
  • Border
  • Container plant
  • Clumping plant

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Environment Conditions:

  • Soil:
    • Fertile, humus-rich soil
    • Moist soil
  • Climate:
    • Thrives in tropical climates
  • Durability:
    • Sensitive to frost
    • Sensitive to drought
    • Root hardy


  • Water regularly during summer
  • Thrives when regularly watered  


  • Tropical garden designs
  • Architectural garden designs


Great colourful display. 

Average height from the top of the pot: 200mm

Available to Ship:

Between 2 to 5 business days. 

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