Manihot esculenta 'Variegata Nana'

Variegated Cassava




Family: Euphorbiaceae

Genus: Manihot

Parent: Manihot esculenta

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 10 to 12

Size: 6 to 10' tall

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade, Winter In


Bright green palmate leaves with yellow centers which fade to white with age. Grown mostly as an annual for its foliage.

My Experience: 

I purchased a 2-gallon plant at Plantapalooza in Athens in April 2012 for overwintering in the Conservatory. I potted it up with Batface Cuphea and Cape Plumbago in May 2013. It got cold before I put it in the conservatory and did not come back.

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