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Oxalis – Molten Lava™ – Oxalis vulcanicola

Garden Height
6 - 10
10 - 12
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Selections

Award Winner

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Maintenance Notes

Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.

Uses Notes

Use in hanging baskets, combinations, window boxes and landscapes

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Landscape, Container

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements Medium, High

Water Requirements Dry to Moderate

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 70 - 75° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Spring through Summer Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-8
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-10
7-9" Pot : 10-12
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 12-14

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch once, two weeks after liner planting. PGRs should not be necessary. Sumagic is effective if needed.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

Don't bury crowns.