Wednesday, April 22, 2015

I have some jicama seedlings available if anyone is interested. I live in Kendall. DM me if you would like to stop by and purchase some. "The root's exterior is yellow and papery, while its inside is creamy white with a crisp texture that resembles raw potato or pear. The flavor is sweet and starchy, reminiscent of some apples or raw green beans, and it is usually eaten raw, sometimes with salt, lemon, or lime juice and chili powder. It is also cooked in soups and stir-fried dishes. Jícama is often paired with chili powder, cilantro, ginger, lemon, lime, orange, red onion, salsa, sesame oil, grilled fish, and soy sauce.[5] It can be cut into thin wedges and dipped in salsa. In Mexico, it is popular in salads, fresh fruit combinations, fruit bars, soups, and other cooked dishes." BE AWARE THAT THE REST OF THE PLANT IS POISONOUS! the seeds CANNOT be eaten! You will want to punch off the flowers as they grow and it requires about 9 months before you can harvest it.

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