Plant Care Oxalis Regnelli

Oxalis Regnelli

Also known as

Green Shamrock, Green Shamrock, Lucky Shamrocks, false shamrock and shamrock


Oxalis regnelli

How to care for Oxalis Regnelli


How often to water your Oxalis Regnelli

Water needs for Oxalis Regnelli
0.5 cups
every 9

Oxalis Regnelli 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Green Shamrock in your home

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

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

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

Oxalis Regnelli does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Oxalis Regnelli in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Oxalis Regnelli

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

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Care Summary for Oxalis Regnelli

Oxalis Regnelli

Oxalis Regnelli

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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