February 4, 2011
Size:Â 6 to 8 inches long.
Sunlight requirements:Â Full sun.
Water requirements: 1 inch of water per week.
Soil requirements: Well-drained, warm soil.
When to plant:Â After the last frost, when the soil is warm.
Where to plant:Â Plant slips 4 to 5 inches deep and 3 inches wide, 1 inch apart.
When to harvest:Â As soon as leaves turn yellow; 100 to 140 days, depending on season.
Produce storage:Â Cure for five to 10 days in a warm, humid place; store in a cool place for another six to eight weeks; can be stored for a few months.