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YACON [Yakon] TUBER Smallanthus sonchifolius Perennial Herb


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1 x small piece of root or rhizome, freshly dug up and ready to be planted in your garden, or in a pot - a good Starter

~ It will be shipped bare root and carefully wrapped in paper/plastic.

The yacón is a species of perennial daisy traditionally grown in the northern and central Andes from Colombia to northern Argentina for its crisp, sweet-tasting, tuberous roots.

Yacon has been a traditionally grown vegetable for thousands of years and has a wide variety of uses. Yacon syrup and powder are commonly used as healthy replacements for sugar as sweeteners in various foods.

Yakon produces edible sweet tubers for cooking or slicing raw in salads, etc.

Some of the health benefits of yacon include its ability to regulate blood sugar levels, lower “bad” cholesterol, help with weight loss, lower blood pressure, improve the health of the liver, prevent certain types of cancer, boost digestive health, and strengthen the immune system.

Yacón, a Health Food, is also known by other names - Arboloco, Colla, Ipio, Jacón, Leafcup, Mexican Potato, Potato Bean, Yacon, Yacuma.

Here in Hamilton it grows vigorously and up to 2 metres high, with pretty yellow daisy-like flowers.


Payment within 3 days please.


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Thank you for looking :)

~ KiwiLion

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