Xanthosoma sagittifolium
YAUTIA
Araceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Origins: USA, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America

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Xanthosoma sagittifolium
YAUTIA
Araceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: green-white

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: spotted white

Bark & Stems: red stems

Edibility: edible stems, tubers


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits contemporary & tropical designs

Uses: accents, border, mass planting, soil binding, pot

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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