Re: Jungle Plants
In a message dated 97-10-05 22:30:09 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> Dear Sean,
> The easiest way to get big Xanthosoma sagittifolia and X. violacium is to
> a Jamaican Grocery Store; X. violacium is sold as "Red coco", and you can
> the corms by the POUND, and cheap!!! Then find a Cuban Store and ask for
> "Malanga blanca", OR "Yautia blanca", this will be X. sagittifolia, and
> you get lucky you can sometimes find "Yautia amarilla", which is a species
> Xanthosoma with greyish or silvered leaves.
> Good luck.
In a store near me I found tubers they referred to as 'White Coco'. Could
you tell me if this is "Malanga blanca"?
The large grocery stores nearby sell tubers just labeled 'Malanga', is there
a way to know which species this is ?
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