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Colocasia gigantea

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Posted 07 August 2010 - 10:05 AM

Nice beautiful large specimen growing in highland area.

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k122/xeensg/plants/cologigantea.jpg
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Posted 08 August 2010 - 12:35 AM

Ive heard this wont get big in the ultra tropics like singapore, anyone tried?
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Posted 08 August 2010 - 09:19 AM

yes, doesnt do well in the lowlands. too hot for it.
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Posted 08 August 2010 - 09:22 AM

View Postislaverde, on 08 August 2010 - 09:19 AM, said:

yes, doesnt do well in the lowlands. too hot for it.


So many plants are like that! Tropical my foot! Hahaha
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Posted 25 January 2011 - 09:37 AM

View PostGrandiflora, on 08 August 2010 - 09:22 AM, said:

So many plants are like that! Tropical my foot! Hahaha


the perfect 'tropical' climate IMHO is between 18-26C.
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Posted 26 January 2011 - 10:02 AM

View Postislaverde, on 25 January 2011 - 09:37 AM, said:

the perfect 'tropical' climate IMHO is between 18-26C.


Haha, that will be considered as 'winter' time in Singapore :hysterical:/>
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Posted 26 January 2011 - 12:51 PM

View PostRockgarden, on 26 January 2011 - 10:02 AM, said:

Haha, that will be considered as 'winter' time in Singapore :hysterical:/>


lets hope for it. i heard that the polar caps are shifting....
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Posted 09 February 2011 - 10:56 PM

yes... it is still shifting.... pole shift will hve dire consequences for earth... :(/>


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lets hope for it. i heard that the polar caps are shifting....

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Posted 09 February 2011 - 10:58 PM

aaatop, if you are also interested in giant yams, Colocasia gigantea was once available for sale at pioneer nursery.
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Posted 09 February 2011 - 11:25 PM

I love those large leaves.. but no space.. tats y settle for climbers and dracenae.. only grows up... not sideways... hehe

anyway... I mostly try to find it in the wild free roaming and if possible, relocate to a pot..

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aaatop, if you are also interested in giant yams, Colocasia gigantea was once available for sale at pioneer nursery.

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