The Edible Food Garden, Moorland Barn, Whiddon Down, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 2QL
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The Edible Food Garden, Moorland Barn, Whiddon Down, Okehampton, Devon EX20 2QL
07905 518666 or 01647 400301 laurelfarmherbs@aol.com
oca tubers

Oxalis tuberosa (Red Oca)

£6.50

Category: Product ID: 3798

Product Description

Perennial.  Half hardy.  Height approximately 24″.  Non invasive.

Bright green heart shaped leaves with yellow flowers.

Produces tubers which are predominantly rose or red skinned with a cream or pale orange flesh.

Have a slightly tangy lemon taste.  Can be eaten raw in salads.  Alternatively can be cooked in same ways as potatoes (do not need peeling first).  Just wash and cook.  Becomes a more nutty flavour on cooking.  Try them also in stir fries.

If left in the sun the tubers tend to sweeten.

2 litre pot

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