Variegata is a variety of Cassava which is a member of the Manihot family. Its botanical name is Manihot esculenta 'Variegata'. Leaves usually appear in Forest green (traditional) and Cream colour.
.This variety is a Vegetable that typically grows as an Deciduous, which is defined as a plant that sheds its leaves annually. Variegata has a shrub-like growing habit.
Variegata Cassava is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Cassava 'Variegata'
Growing Variegata from seed
Leaves can be picked at any time throughout the warmer months. The root of the plant can be harvested about one year after planting. Only fresh white roots should be eaten. As all parts of the cassava plant contain cyanide, it is imperative that it be cooked correctly before consumption. It is recommended to boil roots for at least 20 minutes and the water must be discarded. The leaves can be boiled or steamed for 2 minutes. They are then safe to eat.This variety tends to mature and be ready for harvest in late autumn.
Cassava 'Variegata' information
How long does Variegata take to grow?
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