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Taro

Colocasia esculenta

Aivi, Bleeding Heart, Cocoyam , Dasheen , Eddo , Egyptian ginger , Elephant ears , Imo , Kalo, Keladi , Talas, Callaloo , Dalo

This is a tuberous, evergreen perennial that has long stalked, heart shaped leaves reaching up to 1m in height!

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer

Geography

Origin
Pacific islands

Environment

Light
Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Loam, Sand, Water
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Araceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
None

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