Plant Care Sourgrass

Sourgrass

Also known as

Common yellow oxalis, Common yellow oxalis, European wood-sorrel, Oxalis stricta, Common yellow woodsorrel, Yellow woodsorrel, Upright yellow-sorrel, Lemon clover and Oxalis stricta

Taxonomy

Oxalis fontana
Oxalis
Oxalidaceae
Oxalidales

How to care for Sourgrass

Water

How often to water your Sourgrass

Water needs for Sourgrass
0.5 cups
every 9

Sourgrass 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 Sourgrass

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.

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Finding light for Common yellow oxalis in your home

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

Sourgrass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Sourgrass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Sourgrass

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Sourgrass can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


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Care Summary for Sourgrass

Sourgrass

Sourgrass


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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