Yacon, plant


Usually Available: August to October
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Smallanthus sonchifolius syn; Polymnia sonchifolia
Pot Size: 50mm tube, 100mm pot


Yacon plant, Smallanthus sonchifolius, is also known as Peruvian Ground Apple, Strawberry Jicama, Bolivian Sunroot, Sweet-root and Ground Pear. An easy to grow vegetable that is suitable for most areas in Australia. Yacon plant produces large sweet tasting tubers that can be eaten raw or cooked. Aerial parts growing to 2m.