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    Default On the scrounge for Oca.

    Please, will anyone have any Oca tubers surplus to requirements? I know they won't be ready for a couple of months but if you have any unwanted ones could I have some please?
    Obviously, I'll pay p&p or swap you for something from my seed collection.
    I used to grow it but it disappeared and I have this overwhelming urge to grow it again (but not enough of an urge to buy them )

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    Should be able to wing a few your way. At the moment it's refusing to be killed off by the frost, snow, sleet or hail and once it does die down I'll leave it a week or two before harvest but I think that I should have a few spare tubers. Not sure what colours though.
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    Thank you
    Any colours - I don't mind. I still have some "pollinated by bats" and Crookneck squash to send you but I need your address.
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    It's my first time growing it, but the foliage is looking very healthy and I'm hoping for a decent crop. I'd be happy to send you some if there are actually tubers forming! My garden is relatively sheltered, so it may be a while before the frosts kill it back and I get to find out what's there.
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    likewise!

    I have some growing, but it looks like it will still be going for a while. when I lift it I can send you some (assuming I've managed to grow any)

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    Quote Originally Posted by veggiechicken View Post
    Thank you
    Any colours - I don't mind. I still have some "pollinated by bats" and Crookneck squash to send you but I need your address.
    Ah yes - the Cucumber tree. Somehow doubt that I'll ever get fruit as there seems to be a lack of fruit bats in the Geordie suburbs but the fact that it might be impossible is no reason not to try.

    Space might be an issue as I filled the last possible tree space with Quince, Medlar, mulberry, Saskatoon and goji but I may be able to squeeze another in somewhere - although I was tempted to grow a pea tree.
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    Is that the Siberian pea tree 'cos i think I have seeds of that too.
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    I think I've seeds for it as well. Figured it could be a good mulch plant for chop and drop
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