I know it is next to impossible to grow. It needs to grow in the shade (like old growth forest) to cover it with a canopy of something. It takes 4 years to mature (sit back and wait). It needs to stay dry so plant it in hills to keep the feet dry. And after you harvest go and find somewhere else to plant it. It will not grow in the same dirt again. Ain't that crazy?
I just have a few seeds to plant now, but entertained the idea of buying some more to plant under normal (wild) conditions to see how they fared. Who knows, maybe by the time my kids are teenagers and hopefully out in the woods instead of chasing girls, they might find some