Yacon Live Plant (Smallanthus sonchifolius)
Yacon is a superfood well known for being a natural prebiotic (stimulating good bacteria in the digestive system and boosting the body's immune system) and is a natural low-calorie sweetener for diabetics and weight-watchers. It is delicious eaten raw, it is sweet, crisp and refreshing hence one of the common names being Peruvian ground apple. We can use it in salads chopped or grated, it's also delicious for juicing.
Common Name: Ground apple, Earth apple
Botanical Name: Smallanthus sonchifolius
Bloom Time/Fruiting: 1 to 2 Years
Maintenance Required: High