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.
9 inch (23 cm)
5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
False Shamrock, Purple Shamrock and Love Plant.
Maximum Reachable Height
Spring and summer.
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
Bright indirect light will give them the best leaf color.
Allow surface of soil to dry between waterings.
Any good potting mix.
55-65F/13-18C at night/not warmer than 75F/24C during the day.
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
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
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?