packaged Colocasia?

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packaged Colocasia?

Post by chrismc » Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:21 pm

Anyone seen these before? Am i right in thinking this is your standard eddoe with pretty packaging and a hefty price tag?
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Re: packaged Colocasia?

Post by cordyman » Tue Jun 11, 2013 10:12 pm

Yeah Esculentia is the same as a Tesco/supermarket Eddo I think. Most standard variety you can get?

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Re: packaged Colocasia?

Post by Dave Brown » Tue Jun 11, 2013 10:18 pm

If they are spherical they are probably 'Mammoth' or 'Jack's Giant', which are esculenta,but biggest leaf types.
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Re: packaged Colocasia?

Post by miketropic » Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:57 am

thats how they sell them here in the states...there all "mammoth". They come in packs of 1,5, 12 bulbs at various prices

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Re: packaged Colocasia?

Post by chrismc » Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:07 pm

so basically i probaby should have bought one as they are something i havent got (a large leafed Colocasia)...Damn! I presume you start them the same way as grocer eddoes?

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Re: packaged Colocasia?

Post by Dave Brown » Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:11 pm

chrismc wrote:so basically i probaby should have bought one as they are something i havent got (a large leafed Colocasia)...Damn! I presume you start them the same way as grocer eddoes?
Yep :wink: They are just big eddoes :)
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Re: packaged Colocasia?

Post by miketropic » Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:47 pm

mine went in compost on a heat mat for maybe a week then they explode and you can pop them right in the ground

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