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Tacca Black Bat Plant

Tacca Black Bat Plant

Tacca chantrieri

5 in stock

Regular price $28.00
Regular price Sale price $28.00
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The Black Bat Plant, also known as the Tacca Chantrieri, is a stunning and mysterious tropical plant from South-East Asia, India, and Southern China. The Bat Plant boasts some of the most beautiful and unusual flowers you’ll ever encounter - long, deep black starburst petals are lined with tiny green hairs and hang from bracts and tassels resembling bat wings, giving this plant its name. With its lush, emerald-green leaves, the Bat Plant creates an enchanting display and adds a tropical flair to any garden or interior space. Though a bit of extra care and attention is required to get the full beauty of this tropical marvel, it’s worth the effort for those who want to bring a special and truly unique beauty to their home. In tropical and sub-tropical climates, the Black Bat Plant can be grown outdoors (such as Queensland) or brought inside to be enjoyed as a houseplant. With its lush foliage, captivatingly eerie blooms, and delightful mystery, the Black Bat Plant is definitely worth seeking out.

Position Keep in some direct sunlight or provide artificial light. Avoid heaters and draughty positions.
Temperature Likes a humid environment. Keep temperatures above 10 degrees or may cause plant to go dormant.
Water Water well if kept in pots but sparingly in terrariums; potting mix must be allowed to almost dry between waterings.
Fertiliser Fertilise regularly in spring and summer.
Repotting Only when well established in pot or mid-spring.
Pet Friendly Tacca are not Pet Friendly


May also be known as: Bat Flower, Cat’s Whiskers, Devil Flower, Tacca integrifolia chantreieri

The pictures are a representation of the size, colour and condition of the plant you will receive. When processing your order, we will pick the best available plant in our stock for you. 

Shipping & Returns

We ship our plants to non-quarantine states in Australia (all except NT, TAS, WA).

Plants are shipped exclusively via AusPost Express Post and will be packaged to make the journey to your place.

If you have any issues with your delivery please contact us as soon as you receive your item.

You can read our full shipping policy and return policy for more information.

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Susanne Stephan
Tacca Black Bat Plant

My order was filled and sent promptly My plants were healthy, and packed well. Will purchase from The Plant Boys again and will recommend 👌