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Xanthosoma sagittifolium - Tannia, Malanga

Pack of two corms or stem sections - Elephant-ear plan with edible stems and corms. In this cultivar petioles and leaf veins are green. It loves water and can be grown in ponds or buckets as well as in regular pots with damp soil.

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Showy plant with large triangular leaves and edible corms, called malanga or taro. Petioles and leaf veins are green. It loves water and can be grown in ponds or buckets as well as in regular pots with damp soil.

A long list of common names is used for this widespread crop. Some are: aro, bore, chonque, macabo, mafafa, mangareto, mangarito, mangará-mirim, mangarás, ocumo, oreja de elefante, elephant ear, rascadera, taioba, yaro, malanga and yautía.

We ship a pack of two corms or two large rootable chunks, such as sections of a main stem.

Cultivation Protected
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 70cm-200cm
Botanical family Araceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature 0 ºC to 15 ºC
Plant type Herbaceous
Color Green
Care Pot
Shape Rhizomes
Shape Perennials
All orders arriving after 10th July will be shipped in September. This is due to the high temperatures in the month of August and possible delays caused by general holidays and reduced opening hours by the customs service, carriers, etc.