Oxalis triangularis - Purple ShamrockRegular price $50.00
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.
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Synonyms: False Shamrock
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.