Manihot esculenta – Cassava, Manioc, Yuca

Story and Images by Ewa Bekiesch, Permaculture designer, educator, gardener and healthy homegrown food advocate. Ewa has a degree in Sustainable Living from the University of Tasmania and a Food As Medicine certificate from the Monash University. Manihot esculenta – Cassava, Manioc, Yuca Versatile, delicious, drought-tolerant and quick and easy growing vegetable. Cassava is a perennial woody shrub up to 3-4m, native to South America, growing best in tropical and subtropical regions around the globe. It is a very hardy plant and grows in nearly any type of soil. We grow it in our food forest for quite a few years now. I have planted it in many different spots and… Read More

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