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Lepidium Meyenii, Maca - Plant

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Description

Lepidium meyenii (maca) is an herbaceous biennial plant of the crucifer family.

Cape gooseberry is a perennial, somewhat vining plant usually reaching 2-3 ft. in height. Under good conditions it can reach 6 ft, but will need support. The purplish, spreading branches are ribbed and covered with fine hai ¹

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Lepidium Meyenii, Maca,Cape Gooseberry, Goldenberry, Husk Cherry, Peruvian Ground Cherry
Maximum Reachable Height 10 m
Flower Colour purplish-green
Bloom Time January-February.
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Start with pruning shears for smaller growth.
  • Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick.
  • A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.
  • Lepidium Meyenii care

    An accurate soil test will tell you where your pH currently stands. Acidic (sour) soil is counteracted by applying finely ground limestone, and alkaline (sweet) soil is treated with ground sulfur.If you order roses from a mail-order company, order early, in January or February (March at the latest). They are usually shipped in the spring as bare roots when plants are fully dormant, well before they have leafed out

    Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 28 to 55 F
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Lepidium Meyenii special feature

    It has a strange property, since, as they grow with this root,

    Lepidium Meyenii uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Lepidium meyenii (maca) is an herbaceous biennial plant of the crucifer family native to the high Andes of Peru
    • It was found at the Meseta of BomBom close to Junin Lake in the Andes
    • It is grown for its fleshy hypocotyl (a fused hypocotyl and taproot), which is used as a root vegetable and a medicinal herb