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Q.I was given 2 bulbs for black elephant ears.

Zone DAYTON, oHIO 45409 | donwilliams2 added on June 23, 2019 | Answered

When they sprouted, they look the same as the rest of my elephant ears. Is this common, will they turn black/

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Answered on June 24, 2019

This is very common with black, or dark purple plants. My sweet potato leaves start out green as well, turning black as they mature.

This article will help you to grow elephant ear plants: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/elephant-ear/growing-elephant-ear-plants.htm

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