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Wood Sorrel, Shamrock
Scientific Name: Oxalis acetosella L.
Family: Oxalidaceae
Wood Sorrel, Shamrock (Oxalis acetosella)
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USDA: 6-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to -10F (-25C)

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Growth Habits: Fast growing perennial, up to 6 inches tall (15 cm), 12 inches spread (30 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water

Propagation: Fresh seeds in summer, division in spring

The species name "acetosella" comes from an old name for plants with acid leaves like the common sorrel.

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