The Perseverance of Maca
What is Maca about?
The 16th Century Viagra Back In Fashion. The Maca plant is the epitome of perseverance in the food world and has many natural health benefits for us too! Learn more about what Maca is about. Maca originates in the Peruvian Andes, and incredibly, grows at altitudes of over 3,500 metres, making it the highest growing food on the earth. At that height, some hikers, and trekkers struggle in the Andes, but not the redoubtable maca plant, that survives rocky soils, freezing temperatures, strong winds and intense sunlight.