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Chayote: A Plant on the Rise

Discover how this versatile fruit is becoming popular in the U.S., in both garden plots and meal plans.

nan fischer
Mar 8 · 8 min read

My daughter texted me from a Tennessee supermarket last spring, asking, “What the heck is chayote?”

Knowing it was a trendy food that year, I informed her that chayote is a squash-like fruit in the gourd family, and…