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TACCA CHANTRIERI -BLACK BAT PLANT ** RARE **


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Price: $30.00
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Prod. Code: TA399

TACCA CHANTRIERI -BLACK BAT PLANT   ** RARE **

 

THIS IS A VERY VERY RARE PLANT- ITS NATURAL HABITAT IS UNDER STORY OF RAIN FORESTS.

THRIVES IN A WIDE VARIETY OF SOIL TYPES.

THE FLOWERS ARE ABSOLUTELY ONE OF A KIND - STRANGE WHISKER -LIKE BRACTS BELOW FLOWERS THAT CAN HANG DOWN AS MUCH AS 1 FOOT! ALSO HAS BRACTS HOVERING OVER NODDING DARK PURPLE- ALMOST BLACK FLOWERS.

SINGLE  PLANT USUALLY BRINGS 6 -12 FLOWER STEMS .

PLANT BLOOMS AFTER PRODUCING 2-3 FULL SIZE LEAVES.  IT WILL  BLOOM  IN LESS THAN ONE YEAR


MATURE HEIGHT: 3-4'
LIGHT: THRIVES IN 70-80 % SHADE
WATERING: LOVE MOIST SOIL -( BUT NOT STANDING IN WATER !!)
COLD HARDINESS: ABSOLUTELY NO FREEZING !!!!
LOVES WARM TEMPERATURE & HUMIDITY !!


IF YOU DO NOT LIVE IN THE TROPICS- IT MAKES AN OUTSTANDING , ONE OF A KIND HOUSE PLANT.

See picture #3 for available sizes

 

SHIPPED POTTED. CARE SHEET INCL.


** IT NEEDS HUMIDITY TO GROW WELL !!! IF YOU LIVE IN AN AREA WHERE AIR IS DRY- THERE ARE SOME TRICKS TO KEEP PLANT THRIVING.- IT IS SOME EXTRA WORK- BUT WELL WORTH IT. ASK US - INFO ALSO INCLUDED ON CARE SHEET. *** 

 As of 5/2/13 - have a few large ones in bud