Plant Care Lemon Clover

Lemon Clover

Also known as

Common yellow oxalis, Common yellow oxalis, European wood-sorrel, Oxalis stricta, Common yellow woodsorrel, Yellow woodsorrel, Upright yellow-sorrel, Lemon clover, Sourgrass and Oxalis stricta


Oxalis fontana

How to care for Lemon Clover


How often to water your Lemon Clover

Water needs for Lemon Clover
0.5 cups
every 9

Lemon Clover 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 Lemon Clover

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Common yellow oxalis in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lemon Clover: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Lemon Clover love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Lemon Clover does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Lemon Clover

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Lemon Clover: 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 Lemon Clover after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Lemon Clover can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

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Care Summary for Lemon Clover

Lemon Clover

Lemon Clover

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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