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Tacca chantrieri

Native range: Southeast Asia

Known names: Black Bat Flower 

Hardiness: Best if kept above 60°F / 15°C

Mature Size: ~12" tall x ~20" wide , ~35" Flower stalk

Light: Morning sun, dappled light, diffused window light

Water: Keep soil moist, not wet. Benefits from high humidity

Soil: Standard potting soil

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: Grown in 4" pot


This plant benefits greatly from higher humidity. Leaves look like cumbled paper, grows similarly to Peace Lilies. Cluster of flowers grow on inflorescence suspended above leaves.  "Whiskars" accompany flower clusters, looks more like a cat's face than a bat. 

Tacca chantrieri (Black Bat Flower) [4"]

SKU: 4859537137961
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