How to grow Oxalis articulata

Oxalis articulata growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Oxalis also known as Pink sorrel, Oxalis articulata perennial summer deciduous plant, it is edible plant but mostly used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and grow hardiness zone 6-11.

Leaves color green in obcordate (heart shape) the leaves grow in group of the 3 heat shape connected in the base of the heart and create radial shape.

Oxalis articulate flower

Flower color pink to purple with 5 petal the petals emerged together in the base of the flower, the size of the flower 2-3 cm, the flowers grow on cluster.

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How to grow Oxalis articulate growing and care:

Cool weather, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Bulb/ Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, aggressive

Planting season:
Autumn / Winter

Pests and diseases:
Powdery mildew, fungal

Pruning season:
Spring / Summer

How to prune a Oxalis articulata:
For design

Size of the plant?
20-30 cm, 8-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Autumn / Winter / Spring

General information about the flower
Pink to purple with 5 petals the petals emerged together in the base of the flower, the size of the flower 2-4 cm, the flowers grow on cluster

Scientific name:

Oxalis articulata

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