Oxalis obtusa growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Oxalis also known as Obtusa woodsorrel, Oxalis obtusa perennial summer deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant for the flowers, can grow in mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-11.
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 obtusa flower
Flower color can be: pink, white, orange, purple or yellow, the inner part is yellow, the flower has 5 petals, the petals emerged together in the base of the flower, and size of the flower 2.5+ cm, the flowers grows on cluster.
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Requirements for Oxalis obtusa growing and care:
Cool weather, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, contain oxalic acid
Recommended planting season?
Autumn, winter, spring
Pests and diseases:
Powdery mildew, fungal
Spring / Summer
How to prune a Oxalis obtusa:
Size of the plant?
10-15 cm, 4-6 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Autumn / Winter / Spring
General information about the flower
Pink, white, orange, purple or yellow flowers, the inner part is yellow, the flower has 5 petals, the petals emerged together in the base of the flower, the size of the flower 2.5+ cm, the flowers grows on cluster.