Purple Shamrock, Oxalis Triangularis - Plant

The purple-leaf shamrock, Oxalis triangularis, is a low-growing foliage plant.
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1Purple Shamrock, Oxalis Triangularis - Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Purple Shamrock

its popularity continues to grow. Indoors, it can fill a pot with rich, purple leaves and add a dash of color to the often green indoor plant world. It is actually multiple small plants that grow as a group from bulbs.

It has three purple heart-shaped leaves, which each have three sides, that sit symmetrically to one another at the end of every stem.The purple-leaf shamrock, Oxalis triangularis, is a low-growing foliage plant for the garden that also makes for an attractive indoor plant with rich, vibrant, purple leaves.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height9 inch (23 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name False Shamrock, Purple Shamrock and Love Plant.
Maximum Reachable Height 6-12 inch
Flower Colour Light Pink
Bloom Time Spring and summer.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

  • It has minimal needs, but one thing it cannot tolerate is overly wet soils
  • It is critical that the plant is in a container with a drain hole and is not overwatered.
  • If this shamrock is exposed to temperatures above 80 degrees, it can wilt and go dormant.
  • Outside, purple shamrocks are put into areas that are somewhat shaded.
  • Purple Shamrock care

    Sunlight Bright indirect light will give them the best leaf color.
    Watering Allow surface of soil to dry between waterings.
    Soil Any good potting mix.
    Temperature 55-65F/13-18C at night/not warmer than 75F/24C during the day.
    Fertilizer Feed every 2 weeks while plant is growing with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted by half. When blooming stops, feed every other month.

    Purple Shamrock uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Often they grow it in containers to adorn shaded patios, etc
    • during the warm-weather months

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do shamrock plants need lots of light?

    No, Shamrocks plant needs indirect bright light.

    Do shamrock plants bloom?

    Shamrock plants bloom periodically, with delicate white or pink flowers that peek out from clusters of leaves throughout their growing(September-March)season.

    Do shamrock plants spread?

    Yes, Shamrock plants spread.

    Do shamrock plants close up at night?

    The Shamrock plant opens its leaves in the day time and closes them at night.

    Can shamrock plants be planted outside?

    You can grow Shamrock outdoor where indirect bright light is available.

    Do shamrock plants like to be misted?

    Yes, Shamrock plants like to be misted.

    Do shamrock plants go dormant?

    Most species of Shamrock, which grow from tiny bulbs, lose their leaves and go dormant a few times a year.

    Do shamrock plants like sun or shade?

    Shamrock plants like the shade.

    Are shamrock plants poisonous?

    Shamrock plants are mildly toxic if consumed in large quantities.

    Is shamrock plant edible?

    No, Shamrock plant is not edible.


    Saturday, 15 February 2020

    Tried my self 90% germination rate.Go for it

    Anand Prasad

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.

    Racky Ranj

    Wednesday, 20 November 2019

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    Vishal Tejaswi
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