Is there any list of absurdly productive food plants? Like if you only have x amount of space or can only by y number of plants, what do you grow to produce the largest raw mass of food possible

So zucchini is the prototypical example, right. And I know of a few others, like tabasco peppers for example

Tell me in the replies, what plants do you know of that make gardeners say "help, I have more x than I know how to deal with, can anyone come take some home?"

@socalledunitedstates devils fig is a member of solanum family so you can graft any nightshade (tomato, eggplant, pepper) onto it. I've read of yields as high as 1000kg per season from each bush

@substack One *thousand* kilograms from a single plant?! As in, one ton??? How big does it get?

(Also, what specific species? I see a few in the solanum family that are called that...)


@socalledunitedstates I've read that solanum hispidum and torvum are good rootstock to use. at most the size of a small tree I think, maybe 1.5-2m tall with a wide canopy from the pictures I saw back when I was researching this

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