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 located in Denver, Colorado.

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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Plant care guide for Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Denver, Colorado

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Light needs for plant Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Denver, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 7th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Denver is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Denver, Colorado

Sunlight will increase by 43.8% ☀️

February 6th, 2023

Denver is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Denver is expected to increase by 43.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Denver, Colorado

Daylight will increase by 1.2 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, Denver is getting an average of 8.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 12.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours of dayl…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Denver, Colorado ⛅.

Oxalis Megalorrhiza does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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 your location in Denver, Colorado, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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