Oxalis triangularis - Purple Shamrock
Oxalis triangularis - Purple Shamrock
Oxalis triangularis - Purple Shamrock
Oxalis triangularis - Purple Shamrock
Oxalis triangularis - Purple Shamrock

Oxalis triangularis - Purple Shamrock

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Stunning purple triangle leaves that stand out amongst any garden or indoor plant collection, its pale pink/white flowers stand out beautifully against the dark leaves. This low maintenance plant physically responds to light levels, opening its leaves like an umbrella during the day to catch the most light and folding them closed like origami at night. 

Shop all Oxalis or learn more about this genus here or family grouping here.

Current Pot Size: 100mm

Synonyms: False Shamrock

Endemic: Brazil

Light: part sun to bright indirect light, categories 2-4. Lower the light levels may cause the plant to stretch and become "leggy" (please see our blog on plant light requirements)

Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining. Indoor Mix (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. 

Postage is a flat rate of $18, spend over $99 and it's free! Live plants can only be posted directly to NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC, SA. Plants can be sent to WA, NT and TAS via a plant concierge. Please see our blog on quarantine states for more information.

All plants pictured are considered an accurate representation of the plant you will receive. It represents the rough size, colour and condition. These are plants however and due to changes in climatic conditions and plant variation there will be minor differences.

We are now adding in 'Transport risk' in the product description as some plants are more delicate than others and/or find transport stressful. We will rate in terms of Low, Medium or High risk and discuss specifically to the plant in question. If this information is not provided yet please feel free to reach out via email to ask. Please also note that if plants are sent with new leaves that haven't had the chance to harden off they are susceptible to physical damage in transit as the slightest touch can cause it. 

Please note that we use 'Bugs for Bugs' regularly as a preventative control measure for pests. These predatory bugs are administered in vermiculite. This vermiculite is sprinkles onto the leaves and sometimes remains. 

We know that sometimes it's hard to get an idea of the size of the plant your are purchasing. Photos can make plants look bigger than they actually are. That's why we've made it easy. In each listing you will notice a photo with a background with lines drawn. These lines are distanced 5cm away from each other and the photographs are taken straight on with products against the wall. These photos will be the best indicator of size.

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