Three clones of ulluco, Ullucus tuberosus

The other day a seedsaver came to collect the globe artichoke I’d promised him. He presented three tubers of ulluco to me – Thanks a lot! He had been in Peru shortly before, and brought back some of those interesting andean heirlooms.

last I tried ulluco it didn’t work out, they didn’t sprout for a start.

I think it will work better this time, as the tubers are bought in marketplaces around Peru. I guess it is quite unlikely that they have been radiated to prevent sprouting. Now they rest in a pot each in the greenhouse – and I’m waiting impatiently.