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Yacon, Yakon, Bolivian Sunroot

Polymnia sonchifolia
Zone: 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
Exposure: Sun
Height: Minimum 4 feet , Maximum 5 feet
Width: Minimum 3 feet , Maximum 3 feet
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Tubers used as sub for Water Chestnut, hardy to 50f, herbaceous perennial, 4-5ft. Also known as Yakon. Yacon tea used as treatment for diabetes. Easy to grow. Three times the yield of potatoes when established.
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