Cassava Canes

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Cassava Canes

Cassava is the plant that produces both the edible yuca root and tapioca.

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(Manihot esculenta)

Stem sections sprout into fast-growing plants. Dig tubers at the end of the growing season and cook them like potatoes or extract the starch to make your own tapioca!


Foliage:large palmate leaves
Lifecycle:2    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Container Planting:no

Cultural Requirements:

USDA Zones:8 to 11
Propagation / Germination:Bury stem sections horizontally 2-3" deep in warm soil and keep moist.Sprouts should appear within a week or two.
Sun:full sun
Water:maintain adequate moisture levels for maximum production, but drought-tolerant once established
Pests and Diseases:no serious pests

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