Oxalis megalorrhiza - Wood Sorrel CaudiciformRegular price $28.00
A low growing perennial that has fleshy light green leaves emerging from a swollen basal stem, this stem can get quite thick giving the appearance of a bonsai style plant. This plant goes dormant in winter and growth emerges in early spring with an abundance of buttery yellow flowers.
Current Pot Size: 80mm
Synonyms: Bonsai Wood Sorrel
Endemic: South America
Light: Category 1-4, in 1-2 plant will stay compact, in 3-4 the plant will survive and flower but grow a little leggy (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining. Soil type x (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season (please see our blog on plant food)
Watering: Don't over water, they like to dry out between waterings when grown in lower light. In full sun, water regularly.
Humidity: Low (0-30%)
Maintenance: Low maintenance, these plant seem to be resistant to a lot of diseases, but sometimes can be prone to aphids seasonally but they don't seem to affect the plant too much. If the plant shows signs of declining indoors then it may be getting overwatered or not receiving enough light.