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Baby boabs are the seedling stage of the large boab trees found in the Kimberley region. The seed of the fruit found in pods attached to the tree is planted and then grown for approximately 16 weeks depending on the season. This produces a tuber up to 30 centimetres long, with fresh, succulent, edible leaves on top.
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Roots, Adansonia gregorii, Recipes, Western Australia.
Western Australian Department of Agriculture. (2006), Baby boabs : the exciting new taste sensation from the Kimberley in Western Australia. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Bulletin 4672.
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