General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 10 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Variegated
Broadleaf
Other: palmate, lobed
Fruit: Pops open explosively when ripe
Flower Color: Green
Other: greenish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Other: Roots, stems and leaves are toxic. roots contain hydrocyanic acid - must be processed to remove before consumed.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Common names
  • Tapioca Plant
  • Cassava
  • Mandioca
  • Yuca
  • Manioc

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antsinmypants On March 30, 2022 Plant emerged
1 seedling emerged.
antsinmypants On March 13, 2022 Seeds sown
Soaked seeds 24 hours.
Indoors under lights on heat mat.

2 seeds.
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