largest tubers-bulbs

Kathleen Sayce
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 10:25:14 PDT
If you are looking for truly large tubers, Marah species (Cucurbitaceae)  have human-body-sized tubers, well buried underground. I dug a 10 year old tuber out of my garden one year, which took me 2 days and was only the size of a basketball. Stories have floated around the pacific northwest for years about old tubers being as large as an adult male human body. Which I now believe, having dug up this one young tuber. 


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