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Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Kona Coffee’

Colocasia esculenta

Royal Hawaiian ColocasiaThe Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® Collection features varieties unlike any available in today’s market. The ROYAL HAWAIIAN® Colocasias have been bred to be sturdy garden performers and container specimens. Each is disease resistant with fabulous foliage and stem interest, and with their tidy clumping habit would be a welcome addition in any garden or landscape.

Colocasia esculenta ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Kona Coffee’ was bred to be a sturdy garden performer and container specimen. This variety is disease resistant with fabulous foliage and stem interest, and a tidy clumping habit. Well-suited to a tropical program, it makes a bold statement in the garden or landscape. The drama of the foliage is increased when backlit as the veins show through. The petioles (stems) are also ornamental. Colocasia is at home in the wetland or pond garden in full sun where it can really show off its best attributes. This variety is robust while not exhibiting any signs of runners. Outstanding container plant!

Origin: USA

Description / Plant Notes:

  • Zone 7b-11 (5°F or -14°C)
  • Excellent vigor / disease resistance
  • Improved cold tolerance / hardiness
  • Tidy, clump forming habit, 30″ x 18″

Patent Status: PP 22,420

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 7 - 11
Height: 24 to 30-inches
61 to 76-centimeters
Spread: 12 to 18-inches
30 to 46-centimeters
Foliage Colors: Dark Chocolate, Mahogany to Black
Light Levels: Full-Sun, Partial-Sun, Semi-Shade
Growth Habit: Tidy Clumping
Usage: Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Gardens, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pots
Patent Status: PP 22,420
Origin: USA

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
Water: Moderate to Moist
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
4-inch: 8 to 10-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 12 to 16-weeks with 1 ppp
Other Varieties
in the Collection:
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Black Coral’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Blue Hawaii’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Diamond Head’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Hawaiian Punch’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Maui Gold’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘White Lava’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Tropical Storm’
Leucadendron ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Hawaii Magic’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Aloha’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Maui Sunrise’
Leucadendron ROYAL HAWAIIAN® Hawaii Sunrise
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Waikiki’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Hawaiian Luau’