Tree Oxalis (Oxalis peduncularis) in the Wood Sorrels Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Other: Blooms intermittently throughout the year; some oxalis will bloom all year if given enough light
Uses: Groundcover
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Toxicity: Other: All plants containing oxalic acid can be toxic to humans if enough is ingested.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: bulblets, tubers
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant


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Location: in my greenhouse Del Norte county, Ca. amongst the RedwoodsDate: 2008-06-06
By Strever
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Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Feb 4, 2019 10:16 PM

Native range is SW. Colombia to Bolivia. Might be hardy to zone 7.

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blooming in Dec by Strever Dec 18, 2017 5:05 PM 21

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