A close up of the stem, showing the similarity to celery.

(1/5) A close up of the stem, showing the similarity to celery.

Tahitian spinach Colocasia esculenta

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The stems of Tahitian spinach are a great addition to stirfrys and will marinate beautifully soaking up lots of flavour.

(3/5) The stems of Tahitian spinach are a great addition to stirfrys and will marinate beautifully soaking up lots of flavour.

Tahitian Spinach For Sale

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Leaf of the Tahitian Spinach

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Tahitian Spinach

Colocasia esculenta
Fruit Trees > Perennial vegetables > Tahitian Spinach
This particular taro was developed for its yield of edible leaves and stems rather than its roots. The leaves and leaf stems are eaten as a cooked, green vegetable; the stems are widely used as a celery substitute in tropical areas. They provide protein, ... Read More
Other Names: Tahitian Spinach, Taro, Cocoyam, Celery Stem Taro

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Specifications of Tahitian Spinach

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

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