Sacha Inchi

Plant Habit:

Shrub

Life cycle:

Perennial

Sun Requirements:

Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade

Water Preferences:

Wet Mesic
Mesic

Soil pH Preferences:

Very strongly acid (4.5 – 5.0)
Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)

Minimum cold hardiness:

Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)

Plant Height:

2.0 m; Climbing shrub; can be vining in tropical climates, may need support.

Leaves:

Deciduous

Fruit:

 Showy 

Flowers:

Inconspicuous

Flower Color:

White

Bloom Size:

Under 1″

Uses:

Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Vegetable

Edible Parts:

Seeds or Nuts

Toxicity:

According to the study, no toxic effects after acute oral Sacha Inchi exposure to rats and mice were observed. No toxicity was associated with oral doses of up to 500 mg / kg for 90 days in rats.

(https://www.researchgate.net/publication/322446098_Sacha_Inchi_plukenetia_volubilis_L_powder_Acute_toxicity_90_days_oral_toxicity_study_and_micronucleus_assay_in_Rodents)

Propagation Seeds:

 

Provide darkness
Stratify seeds: Soak seeds for 24 hours.
Needs specific temperature: 25 – 30�C
Days to germinate: 14 days
Depth to plant seed: 2 cm
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Disinfect seeds to control fungal diseases.

Containers:

Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Miscellaneous:

Monoecious

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