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Oca, Mexican Red, 5 small (2018 PRE-ORDER)

$6.50

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Product Description

A reasonably high yielding variety, although not the match of Sunset, Hopin, and Bolivian Red.  After exposure, flavor is mildly sweet and sour, like a pie apple.  Attractive dark red tubers.  Red stems and green foliage.  This one may be a bit more tolerant of summer heat.  Dormancy seems to be shorter than many varieties, which sometimes causes storage problems.

Additional information may be available in our wiki: https://www.cultivariable.com/wiki/index.php/Mexican_Red

Packet details:

5 small tubers

 

Additional Information

Weight 0.1 lbs
Dimensions 4 x 2 x 1 in
Pack size

5 pack

True Breeding

No

Tuber Size

Small

Origin

Heirloom

Licensing

Public Domain

Yield

Intermediate

Skin Color

Red

Flesh Color

Red, White

Flowering

Intermediate

Last Regen

2013

Climate

Humid Subtropical (SE), Marine West Coast (PNW), Mediterranean (CA), Warm Humid Continental (NE/Canada)

Tuber Initiation

Early Fall

Product Type

Tubers

Best Uses

Breeding, Specialty/Novelty

Flower Type

Short

Availability

Pre-Order

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