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Manihot Esculenta tree (Variegated Tapioca) cassava live plant

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Plants for sale are Manihot Esculenta Cassava "Veriegated Tapioca" The Veriegated Tapioca is a stunning landscape plant that boasts BRIGHT GREEN, RED AND YELLOW colors throughout the year. Root hardy to zone 8. Can be grown as an annual everywhere else. This is one of my personal favorites. Each plant I offer is Hybridized and grown from tissue cultures to be a disease free exact replica of the mother plant. Plants for sale are between 5-16" tall. Ships to the continental United States only.

 

Manihot soil requirements and planting instructions, Mix together the following: 60 percent potting soil; 20 percent peat moss; 20 percent coarse sand and a handful of perlite. Place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your Manihot. When planting Manihot the landscape plant at 1' apart. Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Strong growth will Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.0 light conditions, When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has medium or full light. This species of Manihot is considered hardy at zones 9b-10 Manihot, If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between waterings. Do not over water. Manihot is very drought tolerant. Produces white small spring flowers. blooms are white. Maninot, this moderate feeder loves an organic fertilizer N-P-K ratio or 10-10-10 or lower. Manihot pests and disease, Pests or diseases are few and far between. Manihot are also refered to as a Cassava or Tapioca. Manihot are generally grown from shoots, seeds and tissue culture. There are several different varieties of Manihot.


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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 20 March, 2014.