Andean foodcrop rivalling potatoes in taste and exceeding them substantially in handsomeness. Highly nutritious tuber with brilliant colors that make a welcome change from the potato. Loaded with carbohydrate, calcium, iron and an excellent balance of amino acids. 100% certified organic and grown on our farm, vericolored, ranging from small to medium in size, ideal for replanting. Sow in pots in the winter greenhouse, or keep in fridge until ground can be worked. Plant 1 foot apart about 3 inches deep in rich soil. Plant prefers full sun. Our Mexican cultivar is faster maturing than the Bolivian types. Requires 6 months from time of planting to time of harvest. Potted plants consist of the varicolored (mostly red or golden) tuber(s) in the pot and may be sold on the basis of a live tuber in a pot or on the basis of a plant, depending on shipping time. 3 organically grown potted plants for a discounted price
Feel free to order this plant at any time, but please be aware that we SHIP PLANTS APRIL 1 to AUGUST 1 AND SEPTEMBER1 to DEC 1 only. Orders received outside these months will be automatically backordered. If you are ordering plants out of season, you may wish to order them separately from your seeds, in order to streamline the process.
If you have chosen a PLANT* (marked with a *), shipping costs are as follows:
1 to 6 PLANTS* will ship for $14.90
7 to 8 PLANTS* will ship for $19.90 (The shipping may be more if you buy other things in addition to plants.)
For 9 or more PLANTS* or if ordering plants NOT marked with a *, we will contact you with a UPS shipping estimate.