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Polymnia sonchifolia

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'Yacon' is a plant in the Polymnia genus with a scientific name of Polymnia sonchifolia.

Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Painter yellow.

Yacon grows as a perennial and is a flowering vegetable. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater).

Normally grows with a clump-forming habit.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Yacon have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Yacon

See our list of companion Plants for Yacon to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Yacon from seed

Transplanting Yacon

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Other names for Yacon

Peruvian ground apple,

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