Growing Yam/Oca, also Oka

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09 Mar 14 Jane (USA - Zone 6a climate)
I am thinking to grow small amount of oca this year. Is there anyone can tell me where I can get some seeds or tuber to try? Thank you so much!
13 Mar 14 Bill W. (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Jane: You can buy oca in the USA at Delia: Okra, the edible pod, is Abelmoschus esculentus. Oca, a tuber, is Oxalis tuberosa. In Australia, you might be more familiar with it under the name "New Zealand Yam".
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