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Variegated Arrow Root, Maranta arundinacea - Bulbs (set of 5)

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Description

A very hardy clump-forming plant with thick stalks and large bright green leaves and white flowe ¹

It is a large, perennial herb. The rhizomes are fleshy, cylindrical, and grows up to 40 cm. Twin clusters of small white flowers bloom about 90 days after planting.

Common Name Arrowroot, Maranta, West Indian arrowroot, Obedience plant, Bermuda arrowroot, Tikhor
Height Up to 1.5 m
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Seasonal
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Reduce watering in the winter
  • Mulch in the extreme cold
  • Prune the damaged or diseased plant parts
  • Water the plant when the soil feels dry to touch
  • Fertilize in the growing stages, once in 4 months

Variegated Arrow Root care

  • Propagation is through the rhizomes, rarely through the seeds
  • In cooler areas plant in spring, in frost-free tropical areas, plant at the beginning of the wet season
  • Plant the suckers at a spacing 0f 30 cm by 30 cm and to a depth of up to 20 cm
Sunlight Full sun to partial shade
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained sandy loam
Temperature 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer.
Harvest Season Rhizomes are ready for harvesting 10 to 12 months after planting.

Variegated Arrow Root special feature

Edible rhizome/bulb

Variegated Arrow Root uses

Ornamental Use:

  • It is grown as a ground cover and an ornamental in tropical gardens and as a pot plant

Culinary Use:

  • Its starch is used in food preparations and confectionery