Thursday, June 11, 2015


"yacon is propagated with offsets ( small "plantlets" taken from the base of the main stem ) with a few cylindrical roots attached. single node stem cuttings root readily." from "lost crops of the incas: little known plants of the andes with promise of worldwide cultivation._________________________________________________i learn new things every day i'm working in and for the of the reasons i do this...and it's pleasing to see they yacon in my yard behaving in described patterns...that should,( i hope ) mean that it is daylength neutral and that it finds the alien climate amenable to its continued growth...i will be researching the proper methods of propagating this plant ( and by "proper" i mean traditional ) and will be working towards establishing more plants and learning their habits better.

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