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Title: Picture of Patrick's yacon
Post by: starch on May 08, 2018, 09:52:48 AM
Test to see if this works


(https://s14.postimg.cc/hcz9cne7h/yacon_patrick.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/hcz9cne7h/)
Title: Re: Picture of Patrick's yacon
Post by: markinnaples on May 09, 2018, 02:08:03 AM
That sure looks like Mirabilis jalapa, four o'clock. It certainly has tubers but definitely should not be eaten as a vegetable like yacon.
Title: Re: Picture of Patrick's yacon
Post by: buddy roo on May 13, 2018, 10:47:23 AM
O NO!!!!!, i just looked that up mark it sure looks the same, the tuber was sold to me as a YACON at a local nursery it looked like a skinny yam.           thanks for pointing this out.          Patrick