Chayote

Botanic Name Botanic Name Dimension H X W Description Nutritional Advantage
Chayote Sechium edule 10ft x 60ft vine All parts of the chayote are edible-from the roots to the tender tips of the vine. This aggressive vine churns out lots of oversized pear shaped squash to use as a potato substitute. Boil till tender, salt butter-yum! You’ll fight over the edible cooked seed. a good source of Folate, Pantothenic Acid, Magnesium and Phosphorus, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.
Per 160g: 38 cal, 1 g fat, 8g carbohydrate, 1 g protein.
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