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Have free taro bulbs/corm (Colocasia esculenta)

Posted by soaht Central CA 9B (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 25, 13 at 23:58

I have some extra taro bulbs(Colocasia esculenta) left over from this years planting maybe 10-15 lbs left. It's the common one that you can find in the supermarket. They are green leaf with some reddish and some green stem, don't know which is which bulb. They grow about 3'-5' tall, not sure of variety but my parent's grows them for the bulbs/corm/tuber and stem/leaf to sell at their farmer's market. These are the edible type so the whole plant can be use in cooking. They may not be very colorful like the more ornamental colorful ones, but still make very tropical and attractive look added to any landscape. They are free, but I would be interested in trading for some dwarf papaya seedling/plant. You would just have to pay shipping postage. Let me know if you're interested, i've already got some takers from the other forums so let me know.

p.s. one bulb will multiply to tons of little plants in no time(same season planted)

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RE: Have free taro bulbs/corm (Colocasia esculenta)

How tall do these get?

RE: Have free taro bulbs/corm (Colocasia esculenta)

  • Posted by soaht Central CA 9B (My Page) on
    Sat, Jul 6, 13 at 17:11

Depending on how you take care of them, they can be range from 3-6 feet. But I no longer have any bulb left until late winter, tossed the last batch, that somebody was supposed to get, but they never replied. It was just waiting for too long and dried up. However I still have a few, that didn't died after being tossed and mange to root into small plants. If you are interested in getting 1-2 small plant, I can dig up and ship it for postage fees.

RE: Have free taro bulbs/corm (Colocasia esculenta)

Id like to have some but might be better to wait till next spring

RE: Have free taro bulbs/corm (Colocasia esculenta)

  • Posted by soaht Central CA 9B (My Page) on
    Tue, Aug 6, 13 at 17:32

That's a good idea. I'm currently out of bulbs until next winter /spring atm. And it's to late in the season for you in your cold zone, to get large enough plant to last long enough. Check back in Spring, might have some again and will post if I do or not then.

Take care:)

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