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?"

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@socalledunitedstates I think you can plant corn really close together and it's calorie-dense so if it's hot enough it could be a good plant to grow. If you want a lot of radish, try daikon radish, they're really big and grow deep so you get more radish weight per meter. They also grow really fast. Pomgranates are good if it's warm enough, in subtropical climates they produce almost all year, but they're trees so they take a few years to get established.

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@socalledunitedstates to increase yields I usually plant a radish around small zucchini/patty pan squash plants or other plants, and they're usually done before the bigger plant needs to take up that space.

@Some_Person Ooh, I can probably do a partial three sisters... I wonder how that does in a straw bale, I'd imagine the gourd would want more space so it'd just have to be the corn and the legume in one bale

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