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Xanthosoma sp., Xanthosoma
Xanthosoma robusta

Xanthosoma sp.

Xanthosoma
Family: Araceae
Origin: South America
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticKeep soil moistRegular waterOrnamental foliage

he Xanthosoma species are plants of the tropical rain forest and, although in their natural habitat they grow under the forest canopy, under cultivation they are usually sown with full exposure to sunlight. They require well-drained soils and do not tolerate the permanent presence of water.


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