Oca 'Rosey Gems' oxalis tuberosa

Oca ‘Rosey Gems’ oxalis tuberosa

Description

A traditional food native to the Andes region of South America, these Oca were re-introduced by Dr. Alan Kapuler, PhD, public domain plant breeder, of Peace Seeds in Corvallis. Blushed pink tubers with red or purple eyes  grow 1-6 inches long. Sprawling succulent stems. Grow similar to potatoes. Traditionally the tubers are exposed to sun and cold for several days after harvest to increase sweetness. Light exposure also enriches the vivid colors.

Product Description

A traditional food native to the Andes region of South America, these Oca were re-introduced by Dr. Alan Kapuler, PhD, public domain plant breeder, of Peace Seeds in Corvallis. Blushed pink tubers with red or purple eyes  grow 1-6 inches long. Sprawling succulent stems. Grow similar to potatoes. Traditionally the tubers are exposed to sun and cold for several days after harvest to increase sweetness. Light exposure also enriches the vivid colors.