Lucky Clover
Oxalis tetraphylla
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers tepid constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 20 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

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Names

Other common names Shamrock, Good Luck Leaf, Four-leaved Pink Sorrel, Goodluck Plant, Mexican Wood Sorrel, Iron Cross
Family Oxalidaceae
Other scientific names Oxalis deppei

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 8 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -12°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • pink
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    12Dec
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Leaf color
  • purple
  • green