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Oxalis corniculata - Plant

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Wood sorrel can be grown outdoors in rock gardens and as a ground-cover plant or indoors as a houseplant.
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Plant height : 0.5 feet (+/- 20%)
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Description for Oxalis corniculata

Oxalis corniculata, the creeping woodsorrel, also called procumbent yellow-sorrel or sleeping beauty, resembles the common yellow woodsorrel, Oxalis stricta.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Oxalis corniculata yellow Spring-Summer 12-18 in. easy to grow

Planting and care

Select a sunny or partially shady outdoor planting site. Mix a 3- to 6-inch layer of organic matter such as compost, well-aged cow manure and sphagnum peat moss into the planting site.
Mix it in thoroughly to a depth of 10 to 12 inches with a rototiller or shovel.
Plant wood sorrel bulbs or rhizomes in the prepared soil in fall. Dig planting holes ½ to 1 inch deep and 4 to 6 inches wide with a hand trowel. Space holes for multiple plantings 6 inches apart.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full Sun to Partial Shade well-drained soil Medium 25 ± 2 ºC. Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Oxalis corniculata

  • Place three or four wood sorrel bulbs or rhizomes into each hole.
  • Push loose, prepared soil over the bulbs or rhizomes until the top of the soil is level with the surrounding garden soil.
  • Water the placed you planted bulbs or rhizomes to settle the soil.
  • Water the planting site when its soil begins to dry. After the plants grow and have healthy stems and leaves, give them an application of 20-10-20 or 15-15-15 fertilizer once per week.
  • Allow the soil to dry, and do not fertilize the wood sorrel plants if they become dormant.
  • Some wood sorrel species become dormant and appear dead for as long as three months up to four times per year.
  • Resume watering and fertilizing after new stems and leaves appear on the wood sorrel plants.

Typical uses of Oxalis corniculata

Special features: They usually bloom in spring and fall, producing pink, purple, red, white or yellow flowers.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal use: It is anthelmintic, anti-inflammatory, astringent, depurative, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, lithontripic, stomachic and styptic.
It is used in the treatment of influenza, fever, urinary tract infections, enteritis, diarrhea, traumatic injuries, sprains and poisonous snake bites.

References

  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/risearch/search.php?query=Oxalis+corniculata&stpos=0&stype=AND

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5 / 5 Suratika Gautam 25 June 2018
Perfect product to improve the ambience in your home and give it a fresh look!
4 / 5 Shweta Jain 23 June 2018
IS this, an indoor plant ????
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Great plant, great case, great packaging. If you are planning to buy please go ahead.
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