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Maca Seeds

Maca Root, also known as Peruvian Maca, Macca, Peruvian Ginsing and Lepidium Meyenii is used in the Andean societies for thousands of years, Maca Root has long been used as a source of healing and nourishment. Along with Damiana (Turnera Diffusa), Maca Root is highly sought after for its aphrodisiac affects. Today, the Maca Root is a much sought after super-food that is used to offset fatigue, increase stamina, boost libido, and is regarded as a highly adaptogenic and powerful food.

The Maca Root powder is an excellent addition to drinks like milks, chocolates, smoothies, or even mixed into flour for various desert recipes. With its smooth earthy taste that is a tad nutty with a slight touch of butterscotch, a little Maca powder goes a long way.

Germination is in approximately 4 days at 65 degrees F soil temperature. Plant prefers fall, winter and spring conditions for growth. Full sun and a fast-draining soil is preferred. Maca likes a somewhat alkaline soil, such as decomposed granite or volcanic soils. The plant is very tolerant of high intensity sunlight and withstands drastic temperature fluctuations.

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Additional Details
  • Family:Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee)
  • Genus: Lepidium (lep-PID-ee-um)
  • Species: meyenii (mey-YEN-ee-eye)
  • AKA:Peruvian Maca, Macca, Peruvian Ginsing, Lepidium peruvianum, Lepidium weddellii, Lepidium affine, Lepidium gelidum, maka, mace, maca-maca, maino, ayak chichira, ayuk willku, pepperweedand Lepidium Meyenii
  • Category: Annuals, Biennials, Edible Fruits and Nuts, Perennials
  • Height:under 6 in. (15 cm) 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
  • Spacing:4-6 inches
  • Germination Time: 4 days
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade
  • Bloom Time: Blooms all year
  • Foliage:
  • Soil Requirements: 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
  • Propagation Methods:From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; direct sow after last frost
  • Other Details: Sow the seed on the surface of the seed bed, "rake" with your fingers, then tamp it down securely. The maca plant prefers fall, winter and spring conditions for growth. Full sun and a fast-draining soil is preferred. Maca likes a somewhat alkaline soil, such as decomposed granite or volcanic soils. However, regular garden soil will do. Composted manures are a good fertilizer for Macca. Thin to 6 inch spacing, and harvest after the first year of growth. In the case of snowy winters (zone 6 and under) plant this as a quick fall or spring crop and harvest the small roots. Very little is known about the adaptability of this plant so it is worth trying anywhere! The plant is very tolerant of high intensity sunlight and withstands drastic temperature fluctuations.


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