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Xanthosoma sagittifolium violaceum - Purple Tannia, Malanga

Pack of two corms or stem sections. Showy plant with large triangular leaves and edible corms, called malanga or taro. Petioles and leaf veins are dark purple. It loves water and can be grown in ponds or buckets as well as in regular pots with damp soil. This is the true wild type, raised from seeds some years ago, originally called Xanthosoma violaceum.

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

This is the true wild type, raised from seeds some years ago, originally called Xanthosoma violaceum.

FAO reports a long List of Common names:

English: tannia, tania; yautia. new cocoyam tanier; Spanish yautía. malanga (Antilles), macal (Mexico [Yucatan ]). quiscamote (Honduras), tiquisque (Costa Rica), otó (Panama), okumo (Venezuela), uncucha (Peru), gualuza (Bolivia), malangay (Colombia); Portuguese taioba, mangareto, mangarito, mangarás (Brazil): French. chou Caribe (Antilles): other languages queiquexque (Mexico), tannia taniera (Antilles)

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 Perennials
Shape Rhizomes