taro bloom

wallisadiFebruary 16, 2012

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happy_fl_gardener

Mark - Is this an edible variety of taro? A friend gave me a plant that looks just like yours. I thought it was an ornamental.

    Bookmark   February 16, 2012 at 10:35PM
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wallisadi

not sure, if you want to stop by and eat a chunk, be my guest, have plenty...:) prolific baby maker!

    Bookmark   February 17, 2012 at 6:47AM
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sharbear50(6a Bella Vista)

Ok now, tell me that is not an erotic looking bloom. lol eat it...sorry for my outburst. Too funny.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2012 at 9:50AM
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echobelly

Ooooh! My taro were mostly taken down by the frost, be a while before I see any blooms. The blooms on mine look like white calla lilies.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2012 at 10:09AM
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johnjsr(9A DeLand)

The leaves look like Alocasia cuculata, Chinese taro. I've never seen mine bloom. A Lao friend gave it me. She said "We don't eat that".
john

    Bookmark   February 17, 2012 at 11:14AM
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akaj9(9 Central Florida)

[Ok now, tell me that is not an erotic looking bloom. lol eat it...sorry for my outburst. Too funny.]

Thats what I was thinking..or seeing LOL....seriously just by coincidence....I think not.... that was designed.....and the designer has a sense of humor too !!!!!!

    Bookmark   February 17, 2012 at 8:35PM
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happy_fl_gardener

Edible Taro is known for its edible roots, not flowers! LOL.

Mark - I'll pass on the option to nibble on the plant. I was just curious.

John - My plant was given to me by my Lao friend. What a coincidence.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2012 at 8:48PM
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wallisadi

i really thought lou would be the first.....big :) have a variegated one to, will post a pic when i get a chance, never bloomed.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2012 at 9:23PM
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sultry_jasmine_nights (Florida 9a)

I have planted the seeds from a few of my different black colored colocasia's blooms. I got babies that were hardy than the mother plants in a few cases.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2012 at 12:16PM
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wallisadi

variegated taro, a hit from the cold even heated.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2012 at 6:06PM
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