Manihot esculanta variegata - Plant

In Sudan and some other countries, cassava roots are consumed mainly as flour.

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About Manihot esculanta variegata

Manihot esculenta is a woody shrub native to South America of the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae. It is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tuberous root, a major source of carbohydrates.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name cassava, manioc, tapioca, yuca, Marachini, Mara valle kilangu, Maravalli, Simla aloo, Simul alu
Maximum Reachable Height 6.00 to 10.00 feet
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Provide plants with a slow-release fertilizer at the start of the season, and water as needed. Before the first frost, place plants indoors in a warm area under fluorescent lights until spring. Propagation: In midwinter, place two- to three-node stem cuttings flat on the soil surface.

Manihot esculanta variegata care

  • Good cassava plant care should include the use of a slow release fertilizer in spring.
  • Keep the plants moderately moist. To preserve the plant, move it to a pot indoors before freezing temperatures.
  • Overwinter cassava in a warm, well-lit location and transplant outside when soils heat back up.
  • Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 16C - 25C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Manihot esculanta variegata special feature

    Root crop in tropical to semi-tropical areas. Foliage annual or container plant for areas that are not frost-free.

    Manihot esculanta variegata uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Cassava (Manihot esculenta) is a plant sometimes used as an herbal remedy
    • The root of the plant is also used to make tapioca, a starch found in puddings and other foods
    • The plant s leaves, meanwhile, have been found to contain protein, carotene, and lysine

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Manihot esculanta variegata ?

    Manihot esculanta variegata is commonly known as cassava, manioc, tapioca, yuca, Marachini, Mara valle kilangu, Maravalli, Simla aloo, Simul alu

    How tall do Manihot esculanta variegata grow?

    On average Manihot esculanta variegata grows 6.00 to 10.00 feet

    When Manihot esculanta variegata blooms?

    With enough light, Manihot esculanta variegata may produce flowers in Seasonal bloomer

    How hard is Manihot esculanta variegata to grow?

    A Manihot esculanta variegata is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Manihot esculanta variegata need?

    A Manihot esculanta variegata prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

    How much water does a Manihot esculanta variegata need?

    A Manihot esculanta variegata prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Manihot esculanta variegata need?

    A Manihot esculanta variegata prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Manihot esculanta variegata like?

    A Manihot esculanta variegata prefers 16C - 25C

    How often should I fertilize my Manihot esculanta variegata ?

    To encourage Manihot esculanta variegata growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



    Reviews

    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    Plant was healthy and growing.Delivered in well packed protective method. Appreciable. Thank you

    sharmistha sinha

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