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Ulluco: 2013 harvest

It has been a busy couple of weeks, so I am behind in posting photos of our ulluco harvest.  It turned out to be a pretty good year for ulluco.  There were low points; some of the varieties that I got in long distance trades produced very little (the white one with pink spots disappeared […]

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Ulluco: Sample harvest

I pulled an oca plant about a week ago to see how they were developing, but I held off on pulling an ulluco (Ullucus tuberosus) since they develop much more slowly than oca.  Today I did the first test pull of a Pica de Pulga ulluco plant and was pleasantly surprised.  This early yield is […]

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Skirret: Sample harvest

Skirret (Sium sisarum) is a plant that is very flexible about harvest.  It is a perennial, so you can harvest it at any time of year, after any number of years of growth.  It also doesn’t keep very well out of the ground, so it is a plant best harvested whenever you want to eat […]

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