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Oca Tuberosa

Oxalis tuberosa with the largest tubers

Oca Tuberosa
 
 
 

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Product information "Oca Tuberosa"

Harvest: As late as possible, Nov./Dec.; protect the shoots in autumn before the frost
Root crops: 4 - 9 cm long; forms the largest tubers; many tubers also have lateral tendencies of splitting, which are very pretty, sometimes almost like a sculpture
Flavour: Sour, with a slightly earthy aftertaste, which is lost during baking/cooking; like Tubered, very fruity when baked
Growth: 30 - 40 cm high, covers 0.7 m². Even 'Tuberosa' stops growing in a hot summer, however it starts again in autumn. The shoots are attractively pink-red colored, with good ornamental value
Use: Fresh enjoyment and for baking/cooking; as well puréed
 

This is a new root crop that the Incas already knew about. The growth is very similar and similarly attractive like the lucky clover; it forms beautiful, red, pink or yellow tubers that are very versatile in autumn. This was our favourite amongst our cooking and tasting tests: chips from the oven with a little olive oil, a heavenly dining experience: unlike potatoes or sweet potatoes, oca can be enjoyed fresh as a snack (with salt, pepper or a dip).
 
  • Ripeness/Harvest Period November, December
  • Final height 20cm to 40cm
  • Final width 40cm to 60cm
  • Available May, June, July
  • Use outdoors, for group plantings, as a specimen plant
  • Soil dry, moderately heavy, light, slightly alkaline, neutral, slightly acidic
  • Location full sun
  • Leaf Colour green
  • Lubera Selection This plant is an exclusive launch from Lubera. Lubera searches worldwide for new varieties and species that will make gardening more exciting and easier! We encounter new products again and again that we can exclusively bring to the market after intensive testing.

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