Manihot esculenta - Yuca Root, Manihot, Tapioca

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Manihot esculenta - Yuca Root, Manihot, Tapioca

Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliageWhite, off-white flowersPink flowersPoisonous or toxicEdible plantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Subtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Yuca root, Cassava, Manihot, Tapioca, Manioc. A tropical root vegetable, grown as a shrub in temperate zones of Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and South America, that is harvested for its root and leaves. High in starch, it is a plant that contains low levels of protein in the root and high levels in the green leaves. At times, it is mistakenly referred to as Yucca, which is a non-edible plant from the Agave plant family.
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Grown in
6-10"/1-3 gal pot, very large plant
In stock
$29.95