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 Indianapolis, Indiana.

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

Plant care guide for Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana

30% Very Low

Growing Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Indianapolis right now

Light needs for plant Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Indianapolis, Indiana

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 4th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Indianapolis, Indiana

Sunlight will increase by 42.3% ☀️

February 5th, 2023

Indianapolis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Indianapolis is expected to increase by 42.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.3 megajoules of energy…

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Light needs for plant Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Indianapolis, Indiana

Daylight will increase by 1.2 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, Indianapolis is getting an average of 5.9 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 o…

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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 Indianapolis, Indiana ⛅.

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.

When to repot Oxalis Megalorrhiza

Nutrient needs for plant Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Indianapolis, Indiana

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

February 1st, 2023

The growing potential in Indianapolis is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

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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 Indianapolis, Indiana, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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