Loroco (Fernaldia pandurata)

Loroco (Fernaldia pandurata)

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Loroco is a rare beautiful vine with edible flowers native to Central and South America. 

This fast growing vine grows edible flower clusters beloved for their pungent, olivey, nutty, cheesy “green” flavor. The flavor is really almost inexplicable, so you'll have to try it for yourself! 

Loroco’s unopened buds make for the signature ingredient in preparing pupusas, a Central-American staple made of corn. Related to the dogbane family of plants, Loroco is a staple herb in El Salvador, growing from a woody-stemmed vine that grows well in sun and shade alike. 

Plant Type:
Herbaceous, perennial climbing plant

Harvest Season:
Summer to Fall
Year-round if irrigated

Mature Size:
Up to 40 ft. tall

Soil & Moisture:
Rich, well-draining soil

Light Requirements:
Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Fast

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation:
Our Loroco is grown from seed and is capable of harvest within growing season. 

Small: 2" Peat Pots
Medium: 4" Coconut Coir Pot
Large: 6" Peat Pot
X-Large: 8-10" Pot 
Citrus: 4x14" Pot

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