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All Vegetable Plants


Vegetable plants are perfect if you have nowhere to sow seeds and keep the delicate seedlings safe from the elements. Our quality vegetable plants will be delivered at the right time for planting, so all you need to do is prepare your vegetable plot and plant them up! You'll receive detailed growing information to help you get the best results from your home-grown vegetables.



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New Zealand Yam

Oxalis tuberosa, Oka, Oca

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  • Introduced exclusively by T&M
Also known as the New Zealand Yam, this unusual member of the Oxalis family has long been grown in the Andes for its nutritionally rich tubers with a tangy lemon flavour that becomes nuttier once cooked. The red skinned tubers have a crisp pale orange or creamy coloured flesh that can be eaten raw in salads or boiled, baked, and fried - just like potatoes. You can even add the attractive shamrock-like leaves and shoots to salads for a refreshing citrus twist. Oca makes a particularly attractive crop in the vegetable garden or even in a container on the patio. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Useful links:

How to grow Oca (New Zealand Yam)

Blog - Oca - the taste test

More info
    • 5 tubers

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £6.99
    • 10 tubers

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99