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Jicama (Yam Bean)

  Jicama (Yam Bean)Scientific Name: Pachyrhizus erosus
Common Name:  Jicama (Yam Bean)
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Plant Type: Annual
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 7-10
Germination: Easy
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 15
Uses: Culinary
Notes: Tropical vine which produces turnip-shaped tubers which can be cooked or eaten fresh. Must have long growing season.

PACHYRHIZUS EROSUS. Jicama (pronounced HEE-ca-ma) is a tuber vegetable that is a member of the potato family. It is grown in Latin America, typically in Mexico and Central America, and is a popular dietary staple in these regions. Jicama is also known by other names that include the following: the Mexican potato, Mexican yam bean, ahipa, saa got, Chinese turnip, lo bok, and the Chinese potato. Extremely nutritious because it contains a high amount of vitamin C, is low in sodium, and has no calories or fat. Used to thicken soups and sauces in other countries.

Price: $2.50/pkt

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Any statement made concerning medical conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.

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