Introducing Oxalis spiralis vulcanicola 'Plum Crazy', a captivating plant that adds a touch of unique beauty to any indoor or outdoor space. With its stunning foliage and mesmerising colours, this variety of Oxalis is a must-have for plant enthusiasts.
Oxalis spiralis vulcanicola 'Plum Crazy' is known for its exquisite leaves that showcase a captivating blend of deep plum and rich burgundy hues. The delicate foliage forms a cascading habit, creating an elegant and eye-catching display.
Oxalis spiralis is native to Central and South America, ranging from Chiapas to Peru, and this subspecies, Oxalis spiralis ssp. vulcanicola, is specifically found in the mountainous regions of El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Panama. In its natural habitat, it thrives in evergreen montane forests, flourishing at high altitude.
Caring for Oxalis spiralis vulcanicola 'Plum Crazy' is relatively easy, making it a great choice for both novice and experienced plant lovers. Here are some essential care tips to ensure its well-being:
Light Requirements: Provide the Oxalis spiralis vulcanicola 'Plum Crazy' with bright, indirect light. It thrives in moderate to bright light conditions, but direct sunlight should be avoided as it can scorch the leaves.
Temperature and Humidity: This plant prefers average room temperatures between 18°C and 24°C (65°F and 75°F). It can tolerate lower temperatures, but keeping it away from drafts and extreme temperature fluctuations is best. It appreciates moderate humidity levels, so misting the leaves or placing a humidity tray nearby can help create a suitable environment.
Watering: Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings, then thoroughly water the plant. Avoid overwatering, as it can cause root rot. Adjust the watering frequency based on the environmental conditions and the plant's moisture needs.
Soil and Potting: Plant Oxalis spiralis vulcanicola 'Plum Crazy' in well-draining potting soil. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and compost works well to provide proper drainage and nutrition for the plant. Repotting may be necessary when the plant outgrows its current container.
Fertilising: Feed the Oxalis spiralis vulcanicola 'Plum Crazy' with a balanced, water-soluble fertiliser during the growing season (spring and summer). Follow the manufacturer's instructions for proper application and dosage.
Styling-wise, Oxalis spiralis vulcanicola 'Plum Crazy' offers versatile options to enhance your indoor or outdoor space. Its cascading habit makes it ideal for hanging baskets or elevated planters, allowing the beautiful foliage to drape gracefully. You can also showcase it in decorative pots or combine it with other plants to create vibrant and visually appealing arrangements.
The unique colours of Oxalis spiralis vulcanicola 'Plum Crazy' make it a standout plant that adds a touch of sophistication and elegance to any setting. Whether displayed on a windowsill, or as part of a lush indoor jungle, this plant is sure to draw attention and admiration.
Pot Size: 10cm (diameter) Plant Height: 15cm (from the bottom of the nursery pot to the top of the plant).
Our plants are carefully selected and supplied in plastic nursery pots, ensuring their safety during transportation and allowing you to choose a decorative pot of your preference. Experience the enchantment of Oxalis spiralis vulcanicola 'Plum Crazy' and enhance your indoor or outdoor oasis with this remarkable plant.
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