A picture of a Colocasia esculenta 'Antiquorum'

Colocasia esculenta 'Antiquorum'

Colocasia esculenta 'Antiquorum'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

75cm

80cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Colocasia esculenta 'Antiquorum' Overview

'Antiquorum' has smaller but a larger number of tubers which are nuttier in flavour. May have a large amount of irritant crystals in the tubers, which can be removed by repeated boiling.

Common problems with Colocasia esculenta 'Antiquorum'

How to propagate Colocasia esculenta 'Antiquorum'

Division

Division in spring.

Other uses of Colocasia esculenta 'Antiquorum'

Culinary