Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The Two Gabis, All Grown Up

After about a month and a half, the two gabis I purchased from the market are grown up and ready for transplanting.



On the left is puti bilog (the rounder corm with white flesh underneath) and on the right is pula haba (elongated with pinkish tone of flesh). Same goes for the photo of the corms pre-planting, below. Explanation and direct translation of the names are available in the first post.



I suppose now I will go all proper noun on you and capitalize.

Puti Bilog produced a relatively light-colored leaf, with the undersides almost the color of aphids.





The stalks were also very pale.



Pula Haba had similar-shaped leaves.



However, its stalks had strips of purple.





The undersides also had a tinge of purple, not darkly colored veins, but kind of like a light crayon shading.



You probably can't even see that, huh?

Well, I was sort of hoping the leaves would be differently shaped, but there you go. I can't wait til the taste-test of the corms and leaves.

3 comments:

theveronicans said...

wow. your garden is like a rainforest, full of so much variety.

theveronicans said...

wow. your garden is like a rainforest, full of so much variety.

Bea said...

It says thank you.. There could (will) be more..