Oxalis Tuberosum 'Crimson'/'Gold'/'Crimson & Gold'

Native to the Andes and very popular in New Zealand, Oxalis Tuberosum, known as Oca, is a perennial herbaceous plant that overwinters as underground stem tubers.

100 gr. of Oca daily consumption provides 

you with:

0% fat!!

55% of daily Vitamin B Value!

66% of daily Vitamin C value!

70% of daily Iron value!

And much more!

Eaten boiled, baked, fried, or dried, Oca is used as a potato alternative

with superb nutritious values!

 

Plant Characteristics

Growth HabitUpright
Plant Height35 CM
Fruit TypeOther
Fruit ShapeOval
Fruit ColorCrimson/Gold/Crimson & Gold

Plant Growth

Planting TimeSpring - Autumn
WateringMedium
Light ExposureFull Sun
Growing Temp (°C)14C (Night) 20C (Day time)
Weeks to 1st Harvest14 Weeks
Propagation UnitsRooted Cuttings, Unrooted Cuttings
Pinched RC PlantYes
Lead Time5 Weeks
Tray153 cells
Recommended Pot Sizes (for retailers) Weeks Product Status
1L 3 wks. for pot sale.
14 wks. for tubers

 

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