Oxalis tuberosa 'Hopin'
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