Plant Care Molten Lava Oxalis

Molten Lava Oxalis

Also known as

Oxalis orange


Oxalis vulcanicola 'Molten Lava'

How to care for Molten Lava Oxalis


How often to water your Molten Lava Oxalis

Water needs for Molten Lava Oxalis
0.5 cups
every 9

Molten Lava Oxalis 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 Molten Lava Oxalis

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Molten Lava Oxalis in your home

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

Molten Lava Oxalis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Molten Lava Oxalis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Molten Lava Oxalis

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

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Care Summary for Molten Lava Oxalis

Molten Lava Oxalis

Molten Lava Oxalis

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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