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Yam Seed Information

 Red Yam

Red Yam

 

Red Yam 500g pack

 

Planting Recommendations

 

Plant:          Approx late July to mid October.

 

Spacing:      Plant 30-35cm apart to allow tops to grow.

 

Depth:         Plant approx 3-5cm deep.

 

Fertiliser:     Sulphate of potash, apply 30-60g per square metre of soil. No lime when

                   planting.

 

Watering:     Regular watering to maintain soil moisture is essential.

 

Harvesting:  Approx May/ June/ July, when tops of yam plant have totally died off or

                   after first frost.

                  

                   It is recommended that if you are in regions that have frost’s, leave 

                   your  yams in the ground to get frosted a few times. This then enhances

                   the flavour. If your garden doesn’t become water logged over winter,

                   you can leave your crop in the garden for a few months.

 

Storage:        Keep in a dry dark place till required for eating.

 

Available in pack size: 200g and 500g.

 

 

 

 

Inca Gold Yam

 

Inca Gold is a new variety breed for New Zealand conditions by Crop & Food Research at Lincoln. Morton Smith-Dawe has been granted marketing rights to this new variety. It has a yellow flesh and grows up to 10cm long and 3cm thick. It has a lovely flavour and is a high yielder.

 

Inca Gold Yam - mortonsmith-dawe.co.nz 

Planting Recommendations:

 

Plant:          Approx late July to mid October.

 

Spacing:      Plant 30-35cm apart to allow tops to grow.

 

Depth:         Plant approx 3-5cm deep.

 

Fertiliser:     Sulphate of potash, apply 30-60g per square metre of soil. No lime

                   when planting.

 

Watering:     Regular watering to maintain soil moisture is essential.

 

Harvesting:  Approx May/ June/ July, when tops of yam plant have totally died off or

                   after first frost. It is recommended that if you are in regions that have

                   frost’s, leave your yams in the ground to get frosted a few times. This

                   then enhances the flavour. 

 

                   If your garden doesn’t become water logged over winter, you can leave

                   your crop in the garden for a few months. 

 

Storage:       Keep in a dry dark place till required for eating.

 

Available in pack size: 200g and 500g.

 

Conditions of Sale:

 

Inca Gold yam seed is a protected seed variety.

 

Morton Smith-Dawe Ltd has been granted permission to market this seed on condition that it is not multiplied further for seed production, re-sold or traded in any way, without written authority from Crop and Food Research or by Morton Smith-Dawe Ltd. Contravention of these conditions will render the home gardener or grower liable under the “Plant Varieties Act”, 1987, where a prosecution will apply.  

 

 

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