American Groundnut


American Groundnut is a native vine with edible tubers and fragrant flowers.

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American Groundnut is a good-looking native vine that produces fragrant flowers and edible tubers. Native throughout the eastern states, it was an important food resource for Native Americans and early colonists, and the high-protein tubers may be boiled, roasted or sautéed in many ways (they are not recommended raw). A fine plant for permaculture gardens. It is a vigorous grower, and will rapidly spread underground, so give it plenty of space. Pinkish-brown 2” flowers emerge in mid-summer on herbaceous vines that will reach to 8 ft. It is also called Cinnamon Vine, on account of the scent. Culture – good sun to a little shade, in deep friable soil. In fall of 2020, we are shipping ground nuts planted in a small pot.

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