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Manihot esculenta

Cassava

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  • Manihot esculenta | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Manihot esculenta | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
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Features

  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Manihot esculenta (Cassava). This is a shrubby perennial, with palmately lobed leaves of up to 9 lance-shaped leaflets.

Characteristics

Perennial, Shrub

Origin

Tropical America

Interest and use

Vegetable, food

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessTender (min 11°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.5
  • WaterMoist

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