Very thick tuberculous root. It can reach 10 kg in weight, and is very similar in shape to the zucchini or courgette. The production of tapioca comes from the juice obtained by crushing the root and leaving it to settle.
- Outdoor growing
- Forced growing in greenhouses
- Preservation in cooling chambers
- Product from several sources
- Contrasting product (from the southern hemisphere)
Translation of the name
Spanish: Yuca; Mandioca
The tree it grows on and its curiosities
The main growing country is the United States (California).