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MacaPeruvian Ginseng (Lepidium meyenii) 瑪卡/秘魯人蔘

MacaPeruvian Ginseng (Lepidium meyenii) 瑪卡/秘魯人蔘

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MacaPeruvian Ginseng (Lepidium meyenii) seeds. 瑪卡/秘魯人蔘種子.

Annual/biennial/perennial edible vegetable/herb.   The edible fleshy root looks like radish or turnip.  The roots are mostly used as food for human or animal or are dehydrated and grinded into powder as food supplement.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Self pollinated small white/green flowers in summer.  Growth period or mature time from seed to harvest is about 8-10 months.   Propagate by seeds.  Mature size:1′(H) X 1′(W).  Medicinal.

一年生/二年生/多年生草本可食性的蔬菜/藥草. 可食的部位為如蘿蔔類膨大的根部. 根部人和動物皆可食用或乾燥或制成粉狀用為輔助用的健康食品.  容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照處. 夏天所開的小白偏綠色的花可以自株授粉.   從種子到成熟採收約為8-10個月.  以種子來繁殖.  植株高度約為1呎高,寬幅約為1呎.  有藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lepidium_meyenii http://wellnessmama.com/8254/maca-herb-profile/  http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/83249/  http://www.jpmaca.net/archives/201312-1.html