Sold Out!

Oca, True Seed, Redshift (30 seeds)

$9.00

Out of stock

Description

30 Seeds

oca-OC-LG-13-1x3-tuber-allOca is normally propagated vegetatively, by replanting tubers, which are clones.  Probably because oca has been grown this way for hundreds or thousands of years, it is difficult to get true, botanical seed, which is the key to breeding new varieties.

When you grow out true oca seed, you will get a brand new variety that you can maintain indefinitely by replanting the tubers. Plants that are propagated vegetatively are very appealing this way: if you get a plant that you like, you have a stable new variety that is all your own.

These are open pollinated seeds of the variety Redshift.  Redshift is a Cultivariable original variety that has shown improved heat and drought tolerance and some ability to flower in warmer weather.  Unlike our mixes, which contain seeds harvested from many different varieties, these seeds are all collected from a single parent variety, although they were open pollinated.  Varieties grown from this seed are more likely to be similar to the parent than varieties from one of our seed mixes, although they may also sometimes bear no clear resemblance due to oca’s octaploid genome.

Oca Seed Frequently Asked Questions

Growing instructions for true oca seed

 

Additional information

Weight .1 lbs
Dimensions 3 x 3 x 0.1 in
Climate

,

True Breeding

Origin

Licensing

Product Type

Best Uses

Availability

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Oca, True Seed, Redshift (30 seeds)”