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YAM - OCA

Botanical Name: Oxalis tuberosa
Description

A tuberous vegetable that produces colourful tubers that can be cooked like potato or eaten raw.

4 different varieties of Occa Yams

Yam - Oca (4 varieties)

Mixed Pack of 4 different varieties Bunyip, Aphrodite, Solomon and Romeo. The Oca Yam is a small, red, waxy, crinkled tuber. The tubers have a tangy, acid nutty flavour and are a great accompaniment to roast dinners.  Temperatures over 28 degrees cause plants to wilt - suitable for cooler climates.
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Oca - Aphrodite tubers By DaleysFruit.com.au [All Rights Reserved]

Yam - Oca - Aphrodite

Aphrodite is a variety from the Garden Larder breeding/selection program. The tubers are cream coloured with pink eyes. It is an average producer of 1/2 to 1 kg per plant. Tubers vary in size.Cook like potatoes, usually roasted until soft, but can be microwaved or added to stews. If you leave the tubers to dehydrate they become sweet, often sweet enough to eat like you would dried fruit.
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Oca - Robin Hood Tubers By DaleysFruit.com.au [All Rights Reserved]

Yam - Oca - Bunyip

Bunyip is a variety from the Garden Larder breeding/selection program. The tubers are cream lightly blushed with pink and with pink eyes. Many large tubers. Oca is a close relative of the weed oxalis that you may find in your garden, though oca does not go weedy, and produces tasty tubers in late Autumn/early Winter. They have a starchy, potato like flavour and texture.
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Oca Romeo Tubers By DaleysFruit.com.au [All Rights Reserved]

Yam - Oca - Romeo (3)

Romeo is a variety from the Garden Larder breeding/selection program. The tubers are dark pink on a creamy background with darker eyes. It is an average producer of 1/2 to one kg per plant. Tubers vary in size with many med to large. Cook like potatoes, usually roasted until soft, but can be microwaved or added to stews. If you leave the tubers to dehydrate they become sweet, often sweet enough to eat like you would dried fruit.
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$3.00 0 Rhizome
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Oca - Solomon tubers By DaleysFruit.com.au [All Rights Reserved]

Yam - Oca - Solomon (3)

Solomon is a variety from the Garden Larder breeding/selection program. The tubers are pink with red eyes. It is an average producer of 1/2 to one kg per plant. Tubers vary in size with many large. Soil conditions can cause spottiness of the skin. Cook like potatoes, usually roasted until soft, but can be microwaved or added to stews. If you leave the tubers to dehydrate they become sweet, often sweet enough to eat like you would dried fruit.
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$3.00 0 Rhizome
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Oca Juliet Tubers By DaleysFruit.com.au [All Rights Reserved]

Yam - Oca - Juliet

Juliet is a variety from the Garden Larder breeding/selection program. The tubers are off white coloured but occasionally with the slightest pink tinge. It is an average producer of 1/2 to 3/4 kg per plant. Tubers vary in size with many small. Cook like potatoes, usually roasted until soft, but can be microwaved or added to stews. If you leave the tubers to dehydrate they become sweet, often sweet enough to eat like you would dried fruit.
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$3.00 0 Rhizome
(Bare Root)
Pot: NONE (Bare Root) Email Me When Available Seeking Propagation Material

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Suitability in Pots

Yes

 

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