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7871J Oca, New Zealand Yam (Oxalis tuberosa) Crimson and Gold
Young plug plant.
8.25 Available
7871M Oca, New Zealand Yam (Oxalis tuberosa) Gold
Young plug plant.
8.20 Available
7871K Oca, New Zealand Yam (Oxalis tuberosa) Crimson and Gold
Young plug plant.
Unit price available starting from 3 units purchased.
7.45 Available
7871N Oca, New Zealand Yam (Oxalis tuberosa) Gold
Young plug plant.
Unit price available starting from 3 units purchased.
7.40 Available
7871P Oca, New Zealand Yam (Oxalis tuberosa) Gold
Young plug plant.
Unit price available starting from 10 units purchased.
6.40 Available
7871A FERTILISER – Fertiliser tablet to place at the bottom of the hole before planting. Slow release over 7 to 8 months. Only 1 tablet in each hole. 0.40 Available

 

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Oca, New Zealand Yam - Oxalis tuberosa (latin)

Geographic origin: Perou
Adult size: Height up to 40 cm, width up to 50 cm
Foliage: Perennial
Type of soil: All
Climate: Hardy to -5°C.
Position: Full sun.


Characteristics and uses:
The Oca, also called New Zealand Yam, is a perennial deciduous, root edible plant which looks like clover. The root can be boiled, steamed, sautéed or fried. It doesn't need to be peeled. It has a potatoe flavour, slightly more acidulous.
This perennial is disease resistant and is not demanding in care.

Plant now : the shortest way to your plate is through your garden !

There are several cultivars:
- Oxalis tuberosa Crimson & gold : the roots are yellow and red
- Oxalis tuberosa Gold : the roots are yellow

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