Growing Taro, also Dasheen, cocoyam

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30 Apr 18 Chris (Australia - temperate climate)
Cypriots, particularly from the North of Cyprus have been successfully growing taro since the 1950s. It needs a lot of well aged manures, chicken, sheep, cow etc and a huge amount of water. That is why it is not widely or commercially grown in SA. The soil must not be allowed to dry out. Because of water restrictions, many Cypriots grow the plants in 1/2 wine barrels. Good luck. They make great chick or pork stews.
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