Plant Care Creeping Woodsorrel

Creeping Woodsorrel

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Creeping Woodsorrel has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate
Creeping Woodsorrel has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

About Creeping Woodsorrel

Creeping Woodsorrel is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as easy to propagate and a fast grower with only 71 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Creeping Woodsorrel likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

⚠️ Creeping Woodsorrel is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.

Taxonomy

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis
Oxalidaceae
Oxalidales

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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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Creeping Woodsorrel in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Creeping Woodsorrel: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Creeping Woodsorrel love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Creeping Woodsorrel does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Creeping Woodsorrel in your home 🏡.

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.

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Care Summary for Creeping Woodsorrel

Creeping Woodsorrel

Creeping Woodsorrel


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Creeping Woodsorrel has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Creeping Woodsorrel has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Creeping Woodsorrel has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Creeping Woodsorrel has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Creeping Woodsorrel has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Sohappyicoulddie avatar
@Sohappyicoulddie
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 137 XP
globe Riverside, California
07/03/2021

Gorgeous plant, just buy it.

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Samtheperson avatar
@Samtheperson
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 147 XP
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

Pest magnet Pest magnet
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate

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