A gift from the gods, the chroniclers of the conquest said in their books that this root was a sacred food destined for the Inca royalty and for the warriors of the empire troops because its properties elevate virility, vitality and physical strength.
Maca has been cultivated for more than 2,000 years and is now one of the most famous Andean product recognized known worldwide as an incredible superfood. Peru has the finest maca roots, which are known as the Inca fountain of youth. Maca’s benefits have been long valued by many researchers and nutritionists. The root of this plant can be eaten in so many ways. The most common form to eat maca is powder from its dried root.
Harvest: 8 to 11 months after the sowing.