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Name: Lynn
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Dec 17, 2014 2:36 PM CST
Hi treehugger.
Just checking to see if you eat the tubers? If so how do you prepare them? Are they difficult to grow and harvest? What do they taste like?
Name: Treehugger
Hanover Twp, PA (Zone 6a)
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Dec 18, 2014 9:03 AM CST
I do. It took a few years to figure out how to get a crop. I have learned to grow them in large containers. I still haven't checked my crop for this year because the longer they are in the ground the better the harvest. When I lift them all I do is wash them off. They a nice crunch to salads with a taste a bit like raw potato. I keep a few in the refrigerator to plant next year.

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