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Giant Xanthosomas

Posted by raymikematt z7b SC (raymomattla@cs.com) on
Fri, Dec 9, 05 at 22:42

These are probably Xanthosoma robustum, growing alongside bananas in St. Marys Georgia. These babies are about 7-8ft. tall but I have seen even bigger ones in South Florida.
Michael M.

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RE: Giant Xanthosomas

Ummm, welllll, mine get that big here in North FLorida. The more water they get the bigger they get


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RE: Giant Xanthosomas

Oh yes ive seen some giants in North Florida too. I can remember seeing them in Jacksonville as tall as houses. I probably should have said Florida in general instead of S. Florida.
Michael M.


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