Plant Care Oxalis Megalorrhiza

Oxalis Megalorrhiza

Also known as

Galapagos Sorrel, Galapagos Sorrel and Fleshy Yellow Sorrel

Taxonomy

Oxalis megalorrhiza
Oxalis
Oxalidaceae
Oxalidales

How to care for Oxalis Megalorrhiza

Water

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 Phoenix, Arizona.

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

Plant care guide for Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

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Growing Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Phoenix right now

Light needs for plant Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Phoenix, Arizona

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

February 6th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Phoenix is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Phoenix, Arizona

Sunlight will increase by 31% ☀️

February 3rd, 2023

Phoenix is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Phoenix is expected to increase by 31% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Oxalis Megalorrhiza in Phoenix, Arizona

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

February 6th, 2023

This month, Phoenix is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.0 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 Phoenix, Arizona ⛅.

Oxalis Megalorrhiza does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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 Phoenix, Arizona

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

February 3rd, 2023

The growing potential in Phoenix 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 repot…

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Care Summary for Oxalis Megalorrhiza

Oxalis Megalorrhiza

Oxalis Megalorrhiza


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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