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Cassava -Variegated

Cassava -Variegated

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Variegated Cassava also known as variegated tapioca has bold variegated foliage starts reddish – pink then as it matures they turn into exotic gold, cream & green variegated leaves with pink branches coming off the trunk.

Variegated Cassava can be grown year round in the tropics and subtropics or as an annual in cooler regions as the roots will send up new shoots in the spring.

The leaves and roots are edible but must be cooked correctly as they are toxic raw. Cassava must cooked before it is eaten as it contains cyanide. Leaves are to be Cooked for 10 mins and roots 20 mins.

 

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How To Grow Cassava -Variegated

Climate
Tropical, Subtropical

Position
Full Sun/ part shade

Height
1-2m

Pollination
Self pollinating

Propagated
Cuttting

Time to Fruit
1-2 Years

Watering
Moderate watering with good drainage

Harvest
All Year

Frost/Cold Tolerant
Sensitive

Deciduous
Deciduous in cool climates

Grow in a Pot
Yes

Quarantine Restrictions
WA