the Oxalis adenophylla should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight. These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.These plants don't agree with cold temperatures during this time of year. They can be grown outside.
Generalities Oxalis adenophylla
These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Oxalis adenophylla is small in size and 5 cm in height; in the spring it assumes a pink colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. The Oxalis adenophylla is a plant for a rock garden.
Fertilization Oxalis adenophylla
We suggest adding to the irrigation water, in the spring, every 20-25 days, a specific fertilizer for flowering plants. We can also mix to the soil near the plants a granular slow release fertilizer, which has a 3-4 month action.
Watering Oxalis adenophylla
Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.
Treatments Oxalis adenophylla
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Oxalis adenophylla
We suggest a substratum characterized by an excellent drainage.
Notes Oxalis adenophylla
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.