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Q.Is the elephant ear plant the same as a taro plant?

Zone 96753 | Anonymous added on June 14, 2020 | Answered

Isn’t the taro root edible as in taro chips?

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Answered on June 15, 2020

Elephant ears is a common name for similar looking tropical plants grown for their large, heart-shaped leaves. Taro is one of them and typically has smaller leaves than the elephant ears. Taro is used as a food crop in Hawaii, for example, as poi. It's very important to cook it properly. Here is more information:

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