Pink-Blushed Oca

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.

Water: Moderate

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

Pink-Blushed Oca