- Also known as "Jicama" or "Mexican Turnip".
Tropical legume vine grown for its tuber. Texture is crisp and similar to water-chestnuts with a slightly sweet flavour. Can be eaten fresh or cooked. The root is the only edible part of this plant, flowers & beans are toxic and should NOT be consumed. Also known as "Jicama" or "Mexican Turnip". Long frost -free growing season required to produce large tubers.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring or after frost (anytime in warm climates)|
|Germination:||3-21 days @ 21-29°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost tender Perennial (usually grown as an annual)|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||150-200 days|
(Product number: G6-10)
Seeds per gram: 6 seeds
|Botanical name:||Pachyrhizus erosus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||10 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||6|
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