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Manihot esculenta variegata 'Tropical Tapioca', palmate yellow and green leaves with red petioles, dramatic patio plant. Full sun. Forms tuberous roots with age. Great for decorative pots. Keep above 50 f. Houseplant in winter Hardiness Zone: 11 Leaves: palmate variegated Ships as: 6" RARE PLANT RESEARCH $19.50

Variegated Tapioca Latin Name: Manihot esculenta A small tropical shrub with bold leaf variegation and bright pink leaf stems. Grows to about 4 to 6 feet tall and makes a striking potted patio plant or accent in the garden. Must be protected in freezing weather, otherwise easy to grow. Likes full sun or light shade, regular watering, and monthly fertilizing.

Plant profile: Cassava, Yuca (Manihot esculenta) See & read more: http://growerjim.blogspot.com/2013/11/cassava-yuca-manihot-esculenta.html

from Better Homes and Gardens

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Variegated tapioca would be a showstopper in any garden with its fantastic foliage. See more fun plants: www.bhg.com/gardening/arboretums/allen-armitage-plants-university-of-georgia/?socsrc=bhgpin070312