Taro Japanese

Colocasia esculenta

Japanese Taro By Yongxinge [GNU 1.2,_version_1.2)CC BY-SA 3.0] (Photo Credits)

A staple crops throughout Asia and the Pacific. The delicious small tuber can substitute potato in almost any dish. Its heart-shaped leaves make for an attractive plant that grows well in shade and sun. Prefers moist soil.

$17.90 ($14.90-$17.90 choose a size)

Specifications of Taro Japanese

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From RhizomeLearn 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)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Frequent Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type Poor Drainage (Clay)

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months July, August, September


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Taro Japanese Reviews & Tips

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★★★★ 3y ago

TAMWORTH, NSW, Australia

I love taro. I used to plant it in our backyard when i was a kid. We usually used it for snacks as a substitute for bread or junk foods.  Growing beautifully near the entrance of the house. I might harvest it at the start of winter and leave some to o...

★★★ 11y ago

IMBIL, QLD, Australia

great tubas

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