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Tacca nivea

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Family: Taccaceae
Genus: Tacca (TAK-kah) (Info)
Species: nivea (NIV-ee-uh) (Info)

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Hollywood, Florida
Miami, Florida
Orlando, Florida
Port Charlotte, Florida
Tampa, Florida
Honolulu, Hawaii
Mount Holly, New Jersey
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Houston, Texas
San Antonio, Texas



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