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Black Bat Flower - Live Plant in a 4 Inch Pot - Not in Bloom When Shipped - Tacca chantrieri - Extremely Rare and Exotic Flowering Plant

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    • We do not currently ship to AK,AZ,CA,GU,HI,PR
    • Grown, packaged and shipped exclusively by Wekiva Foliage. While this is a fairly tropical plant, it does well in some parts of the United States and can be grown successfully in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and parts of California, wherever there is a moist, warm environment.
    • The bat flower requires warm temperatures but prefers a shady location. Plant it where it receives indirect light, on the north side of a house, preferably in a setting with additional tropical understory plants.
    • Bat flower needs a rich, well-drained soil with plenty of organic matter. Amending soil with peat moss, pine bark, and compost may prove necessary to increase drainage. For container growing, use a rich potting medium with 50 percent soil, 40 percent amendments and 10 percent perlite for good drainage.
    • After planting, keep the soil moist and water consistently. Bat flowers should not be allowed to dry out for too long, but make sure the planting location has good drainage.
    • Because bat flowers are semi-tropical plants, they do not tolerate cold temperatures. If the temperature goes below 55 degrees Fahrenheit, bat flowers can die. They are happiest when the temperature is between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

    1. Warranty

    All Wekiva Foliage plants come with a 30 day warranty. If your plant is damaged during delivery, please contact us within 48 hours.

    2. Shipping Restrictions

    Unfortunately we are unable to ship plants to CA, AZ, HI, and PR.

    3. Weather Advisory

    Please be aware of extreme cold or hot weather at the time of purchase. We ask that customers take responsibility for products ordered during extreme weather events.

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    Over 50 Years In The Foliage Industry

    Wekiva Foliage is located in the heart of Wekiva Springs in Apopka, Florida. We have been specializing in growing landscape and indoor plants for over 20 years and have been in the foliage industry for over 50 years.


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