Edible Flowers of the popular latin Loroco flowers

(1/6) Edible Flowers of the popular latin Loroco flowers

YouTube: Loroco Vine Growing in Australia for Edible White Flowers used in El Salvador Cuisine

(2/6) YouTube: Loroco Vine Growing in Australia for Edible White Flowers used in El Salvador Cuisine

Close up of the flowers of the loroco

(3/6) Close up of the flowers of the loroco

Close up of the opening flowers of the Loroco Vine

(4/6) Close up of the opening flowers of the Loroco Vine

Shows how you can grow the Loroco vine along a triangular trellis

(5/6) Shows how you can grow the Loroco vine along a triangular trellis

Loroco in flower at Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery in Kyogle NSW Australia

(6/6) Loroco in flower at Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery in Kyogle NSW Australia

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Loroco

Echites panduratus
Lorocco is a vine grown for its edible, unopened flower buds. The flowers set in large clusters and their texture is crisp and succulent. The flavour is reminiscent of vegetables, such as artichoke and chard, with a floral sweetness. Sweet, tangy and robu... Read More
Other Names: Quilite, Lorocco, Fernaldia pandurata

$29.00

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We previously had the most to buy in Dec and Feb. With limited quantities for sale in other months. They are unlikely to be available in Jun and Jul. Remember to click above to get notified when it is available once more.

Specifications of Loroco

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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