Oxalis tuberosa


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Yellow flowers. Clover-like foliage up to 20″ tall. Highly ornamental and edible! Stems like rhubarb. Tubers resemble pink, wrinkled carrots. Prepare raw or cooked. Can be grown in containers.  Mulch heavily to keep soils cool during hot summer weather.  In hot climates, best grown in part shade. Cultivar noted for high yield and larger than average tuber size. Harvest by Thanksgiving and store in frig. Save some tubers to replant in spring. Tender perennial. Zone 9.