Plant Care Oxalis Regnelli

Oxalis Regnelli

4.8 out of 5 (13 experiences)

Oxalis Regnelli has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Oxalis Regnelli has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Green Shamrock, Green Shamrock and Lucky Shamrocks


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.

Calculate water needs of Oxalis Regnelli

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 🚫.

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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.

What other plant parents say

Oxalis Regnelli has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 9
Oxalis Regnelli has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 9
Oxalis Regnelli has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 6
Oxalis Regnelli has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 4
Oxalis Regnelli has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 3
Oxalis Regnelli has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 3
Oxalis Regnelli has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Oxalis Regnelli has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Baileysplant avatar
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 164 XP
globe Kent, Ohio

When properly watered, new sprouts grow like crazy! Beautiful blooms. Does better closer to windows.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Eric avatar
leaf-1 25 Plants
xp 663 XP
globe Burnsville, North Carolina

Does well with indirect light, blooms often. Cheerful disposition, will let you know when it is thirsty. Don’t over water.

Survivor Survivor
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Paig007 avatar
leaf-1 38 Plants
xp 1,777 XP
globe Chagrin Falls, Ohio

if the soil dries out even in the slightest half of the leaves die. definitely have to stay on top of the watering

Browns easily Browns easily
Risaree1957 avatar
leaf-1 66 Plants
xp 4,188 XP
globe Tualatin, Oregon

They will wilt if not watered enough. They turn to the sun so rotate them daily one quarter turn. But they bloom easily. The tri sided leaves fold down each night. I love this plant

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate

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