Oxalis Spiralis ssp. Vulcanicola 'Plum Crazy'

Description

Introducing the exquisite Oxalis Spiralis ssp. Vulcanicola 'Plum Crazy' - a plant that will add a unique and vibrant touch to any indoor or outdoor space.

This particular variety of Oxalis Spiralis is known for its striking plum-colored foliage, which is shaped like a three-leaf clover. The leaves have a velvety texture that is sure to catch your eye, and its cascading stems can grow up to 12 inches in length, making it perfect for hanging baskets or as a trailing plant in a planter.

Not only is this plant visually stunning, but it is also easy to care for. It thrives in well-draining soil and prefers bright, indirect sunlight. Water it regularly but be sure not to overwater it, as it can lead to root rot.

Oxalis Spiralis ssp. Vulcanicola 'Plum Crazy' is a must-have for any plant enthusiast looking to add a unique and stunning addition to their collection. Whether it's displayed in a hanging basket or as a trailing plant in a planter, this plant is sure to turn heads and bring a pop of color to any space.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Scientific Name:¬†Oxalis Spiralis ssp. Vulcanicola
  • Common Name:¬†Oxalis 'Plum Crazy'
  • Family:¬†Oxalidaceae¬†
  • Native Range:¬†South America

Ed's Care Guide

  • Light: Prefers bright indirect light, tolerates partial shade¬†
  • Water:¬†Water once the top inch of soil is dry, water less in winter as they go dormant¬†
  • Soil: Use a well draining potting mix
  • Humidity:¬†Standard¬†room humidity¬†
  • Temperature: 60-80F
  • Pruning:¬†Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
  • Feeding:¬†¬†Apply a balanced liquid houseplant fertilizer biweekly as needed and reduce frequency in winter.
  • Propagation:¬†Division
  • Growth:¬†Compact - Can grow to be about 6-8" tall and 2' wide.
  • Pests:¬†Few pest problems but look out for aphids. Place outside to attract butterflies!
  • Toxicity:¬†Edible for humans, the leaves have an acidic taste¬†
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