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.
Light Oxalis deppei
The Oxalis deppei should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct solar light. These plants are rustic in the areas with a Mediterranean climate, therefore they can be grown outside.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.
Water Oxalis deppei
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 1-2 weeks before watering it. These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Pests 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 aren’t 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.
Mold Oxalis deppei
Locate these plants in a soft and deep, very well drained soil.
Plant 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.