What Vegetables Grow Underground?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 3, 2020 3:22:55 AM ET
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There are many different vegetables that grow underground, including carrots, turnips, parnsips, rutabegas, Jerusalem artichokes, potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams, beets, onions, garlic, kohlrabi, yuca, celery root, turmeric, ginger, radishes, jicama, horseradish and daikon. Most vegetables that grow underground are referred to as root vegetables, with the exception of potatoes, which are part of the tuber family.

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