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Growing Oca?

Post  ashort on 12/14/2011, 11:26 am

Oca - like a potato, not Okra... Anyone every grow oca? I am curious...

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Post  walshevak on 12/14/2011, 12:00 pm

ah ha! A new rookie topic.



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Post  emiller on 3/29/2012, 6:51 am

yes I started growing oca last year. My kids love it. You can eat it fresh or cooked. There is a cheaper place online to get tubers - the only place I found in the US last year. I will look around to see if I can find their name. if you plant some make sure you keep it in the ground late..best until december or jan. I am in MI and we covered it in November with one of those water barrier thingies, and dug them up in Dec. We had about 2 lbs from 2 oca. I purchased 10, but ended up sharing with friends. i did not store properly and now only have 2 left to plant Sad
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