Growing Yacon, also Sunroot

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02 May 17 Andrew kirk (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
How to grow it in my area it get very hot and cold here
03 May 21 Melanie (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
I live in Albury. I have been growing them here for about 6 years. We have not got many left. We have given many away. We have left them for a couple of years. Due to illness. But this year we plan to dig them out, and replant them. We have very hot days and frosty days. They do not mind. But they are growing behind a wall. With a fence on one side. So I guess it is some what sheltered.
02 May 17 Jack (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
You could plant sprouted tubers in October or November in your cooler climate. It would be ready for harvest in April or may but you could carefully take some tubers earlier.

I live in Albury. I have been growing them here for about 6 years. We have not got many left. We have given many away. We have left them for a couple of years. Due to illness. But this year we plan to dig them out, and replant them. We have very hot days and frosty days. They do not mind. But they are growing behind a wall. With a fence on one side. So I guess it is some what sheltered.

- Melanie

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