Plant Care Oxalis Megalorrhiza

Oxalis Megalorrhiza

Also known as

Galapagos Sorrel, Galapagos Sorrel and Fleshy Yellow Sorrel


Oxalis megalorrhiza

How to care for Oxalis Megalorrhiza


How often to water your Oxalis Megalorrhiza

Water needs for Oxalis Megalorrhiza
0.5 cups
every 9

Oxalis Megalorrhiza 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 Oxalis Megalorrhiza

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Galapagos Sorrel in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Oxalis Megalorrhiza: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Oxalis Megalorrhiza love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Oxalis Megalorrhiza does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Oxalis Megalorrhiza

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

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Care Summary for Oxalis Megalorrhiza

Oxalis Megalorrhiza

Oxalis Megalorrhiza

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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