Oxalis gigantea

This Oxalis comes from an area in Chile with scarce winter rainfall, dry summers and abundant humidity in the air. It is a shrub, 1-2 m tall and ocasionally more, with succulent trifoliate leaves and abundant bright yellow flowers. Oxalis gigantea is the largest species in the genus. It is slow growing and long leaved.

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This Oxalis comes from an area in Chile with scarce winter rainfall, dry summers and abundant humidity in the air. It is a shrub, 1-2 m tall and ocasionally more, with succulent trifoliate leaves and abundant bright yellow flowers. Oxalis gigantea is the largest species in the genus. It is slow growing and long leaved.

It grows new leaves and sheds them whenever conditions are favourable, and this can happen more than once a year. In habitat it is leafless for most of the year, especially in the heat of summer. 

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By Stan Shebs, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3699064
By Stan Shebs, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3852723
Cultivation Protected
Plant origin America
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 10cm-20cm
Botanical family Oxalidaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature -5 ºC to 5 ºC
Flowering Season Spring
Plant type Herbaceous
Care Pot
Shape Bulbs