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Crosne (Stachys sieboldii)
The Japanese crosne is a perennial root vegetable from the lamiaceae family
ROTATIONIt is grown in the root vegetable bed.
CULTIVATIONPropogation is by rhizomes in March, 3 or 4 are planted during a waning crescent moon.
NEIGHBOURING PLANTSNo particular preference.
DISEASES AND PARASITESI don't know of any.
ADVICEThe crosne is invasive, be careful not to leave any part of the rhizomes when you dig them up or they grow again the following spring.