Cassava is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Cassava belongs to the Manihot genus, and is native to Brazil.
⚠️ Cassava is extremely dangerous if consumed. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian immediately. These plants are not recommended for homes with children, cats, or dogs.
How to care for Cassava
Cassava needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 29th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Las Vegas is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
January 26th, 2023
Las Vegas is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Las Vegas is expected to increase by 28.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.0 megajoules of energy per …
January 26th, 2023
This month, Las Vegas is getting an average of 9.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 8.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of da…
Cassava love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Las Vegas, Nevada ⛅.
Cassava does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cassava after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.