05/01/2014 at 16:05
I found they did well even in shade infact historically they were planted in places that were no good for other crops, the only difference was the tubers were a little smaller, they are so very easy to crop and just a few bits thrown back made them come back each year. I've heard they are hard to get rid off but apart from the farting i love em. although early medieval writers were more scathing on the subject.
"which way soever they be dressed and eaten, they stir and cause a
filthy loathsome stinking wind within the body, thereby causing the
belly to be pained and tormented, and are a meat more fit for swine