These plants are used in rock gardens. The Oxalis deppei has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. This plant in the summer assumes a pink colouring; it is large in size and can reach 30 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter.
Exposure Oxalis deppei
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the the Oxalis deppei can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.Perennial plants mainly have a spring and summer development. During the coldest months of the year the aerial part can completely dry out, to come up the year after.
Watering Oxalis deppei
Letís avoid watering the the Oxalis deppei excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Treatments Oxalis deppei
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
Soil Oxalis deppei
Locate these plants in a soft and deep, very well drained soil.
Notes Oxalis deppei
If desired, we can grow the the Oxalis deppei in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.