Oxalis pes-caprae growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Oxalis also known as Bowie's wood-sorrel, Oxalis pes-caprae perennial summer deciduous plant, it is edible plant but mostly used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate.
Leaves edible color green with little purple-brown dots in obcordate (heart shape) the leaves grow in group of the 3 heart shape connected in the base of the heart and create radial shape, the stem edible and hollow.
Flower edible color shiny yellow with 5 petal the petals emerged together in the base of the flower, the size of the flower 2-4 cm, the flowers grow on cluster.
Bulb edible color white to brown in tear shape small size, the taste is sour.
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Requirements for growing Oxalis pes-caprae:
Cool weather, frost free
What is the best way to start growing Oxalis pes-caprae:
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Bulb/ Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction in Oxalis pes-caprae?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Oxalis pes-caprae:
Invasive, contain oxalic acid
When is the best time to plant a Oxalis pes-caprae plant:
Autumn / Winter
Pests and diseases in Oxalis pes-caprae:
Powdery mildew, fungal
When is the best time to prune a Oxalis pes-caprae plant?
Spring / Summer
How to prune a Oxalis pes-caprae:
What is the size of a Oxalis pes-caprae plant?
Growth speed in Oxalis pes-caprae:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Oxalis pes-caprae Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Oxalis pes-caprae:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
It is possible to grow Oxalis pes-caprae indoor?
Growing Oxalis pes-caprae is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Oxalis pes-caprae bloom?
Autumn / Winter / Spring
General information about the flower:
Fuchsia-pink with 5 petal the petals emerged together in the base of the flower, the size of the flower 2-4 cm, the flowers grow on cluster
Uses of Oxalis pes-caprae flower:
Salad, eaten raw
When to trim Oxalis pes-caprae leaves?
Autumn / Winter / Spring
How to trim Oxalis pes-caprae leaves?
After established can be cut from the base of the plant
Information about Oxalis pes-caprae leaves:
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
Uses of Oxalis pes-caprae leaves:
Information about Oxalis pes-caprae bulb:
White to brown in tear shape small size, the taste is sour
When to pull up Oxalis pes-caprae bulb:
Uses of Oxalis pes-caprae bulb:
Cooked, eaten raw, salad, pickles