Plant Care Creeping Woodsorrel
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Creeping Woodsorrel

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Creeping Woodsorrel has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet
Creeping Woodsorrel has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Taxonomy

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis
Oxalidaceae
Oxalidales

What other plant parents say

Creeping Woodsorrel has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Creeping Woodsorrel has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Samtheperson avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Creeping Woodsorrel named Shelby (and Barry) by Samtheperson on Greg, the plant care app
04/15/2021

It is edible and tastes like green apples but it is best for indoors as bugs also appreciate this! Keep away from pets and wash before you eat! Enjoy! :D

How to care for Creeping Woodsorrel

Water

How often to water your Creeping Woodsorrel

Water needs for Creeping Woodsorrel
0.5 cups
every 9

Creeping Woodsorrel needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Creeping Woodsorrel

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Creeping Woodsorrel in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Creeping Woodsorrel: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Creeping Woodsorrel may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Creeping Woodsorrel

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Creeping Woodsorrel: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Creeping Woodsorrel after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Creeping Woodsorrel

Creeping Woodsorrel

Creeping Woodsorrel


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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