Walk on the wild side this season and grow some unusual tubers
Organic Yacon - Smallanthus sonchifolius
These perennial tubers from south America, look like a potato, grow like a Jerusalem artichoke, and taste a bit like a pear. Easy to grow and store, high-yielding, super nutritious and crunchy like an apple.
Yacon is a perennial plant, so once you have planted it, so long as you look after it, you will have it forever. It is easy to grow in most soils where there is reasonable rainfall and moderate heat. They are large plants growing to a