Note that they don't grow tubers until late in the year. If you get early frost you'll need to protect the plant. Ideally, I try to delay harvest until December.
amber marcum wrote:Thank you! It is so frustrating trying to find the unusual plants that Geoff recommends. I will probably plant it inside my earthship or maybe at the sunny end of the rabbitry that gets enclosed with plastic when frost is near.
Did you try and did you like it? I grew it first time last year and I am in love with a flavor -more like a juicy fruit than a tuber. However it does have inulin, which some people find hard to digest, so best to use in smaller amounts. I have white one, it would be fun to try purple and pink varieties.