Plant Care Pink Woodsorrel

Pink Woodsorrel

About Pink Woodsorrel

Pink Woodsorrel is a super 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.

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


Oxalis debilis

Also known as

Pink wood sorrel, Large-flowered pink-sorrel and Oxalis corymbosa

How to care for Pink Woodsorrel


How often to water your Pink Woodsorrel

Water needs for Pink Woodsorrel
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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 Pink Woodsorrel

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Pink Woodsorrel in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

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Finding light for Pink Woodsorrel in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Portland, Oregon ⛅.

Pink Woodsorrel does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Pink Woodsorrel

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

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Care Summary for Pink Woodsorrel

Pink Woodsorrel

Pink Woodsorrel

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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