Mashua growing herbaceous climber of the genus Tropaeolum also known as Tropaeolum tuberosum, Mashua perennial evergreen plant and also can grow as annual plant used also ornamental plant, grow temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-10a.

Leaves edible the color green shape round like plate with little lobes,

Flower color can be: orange or red, can be more than one color in a flower.

Mashua tuber

Tuber color white, the peel can be: red, white, brown, yellow, green, orange or purple, the shape can oval, cone or shapeless, there is marks of stripes on the peel

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Requirements for Mashua growing and care:

Trellising, moist

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Tuber / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary vegetative reproduction?
Yes (to get the same tuber)

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, caterpillar

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
No need except for design

Size of the plant?
0.5-4 m, 2-160 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Flower color can be: yellow, red, orange can be more than one color in a flower

Pollination is done by:
Bees, butterfly

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season
Spring / Summer / Autumn

How to harvest the leaves?
Trim just the leaves when the plant young when the plant establish can be with cut with the stems

Information about leaves:
Leaves edible the color green with round shape like plate.

Uses of Mashua leaves:
Salad, eaten raw, stir fry

Edible Roots

Information about  Mashua’s tuber:
Colored tuber peel can be: red, white, brown, yellow, green, orange or purple, the inner is white, the shape can oval, cone or shapless, there is marks of stripes on the peel

When to pull up Mashua’s tuber:
Autumn / Winter

Uses of Mashua tuber:
Cook, eaten raw

Scientific name:

Tropaeolum tuberosum

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