Deep Yellow Oca
Oxalis tuberosa 'Amarillo'
Oca is an important food plant to the Andean mountain peoples, cultivated for its beautiful, brightly colored and highly nutritional tuber. Harvest late Fall, after frost.
Hardiness: Frost Tender
Habit: Sprawling perennial up to 3' tall, which tend to fall over. Produces underground tubers starting in September that can harvest after first frost through November.
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Oca does best in good soil rich in organic matter
Origin: High Andes of Peru and Ecuador