1 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Large Flowered Pink Sorrel Overview
Oxalis debilis is a low growing herbaceous perennial with bright pink flowers that spreads through bulbs and stolons. Originally an ornamental plant, it has naturalised around the world and become a weed due to its invasive nature. Plants in Europe are sterile and so do not set seed.
Common problems with Large Flowered Pink Sorrel
How to harvest Large Flowered Pink Sorrel
Not generally harvested
How to propagate Large Flowered Pink Sorrel
From seed in autumn.
Special features of Large Flowered Pink Sorrel
Other uses of Large Flowered Pink Sorrel
Grown for their colourful flowers (which in bud are rolled like an umbrella), and their often attractive leaves.
The leaves can be put into a salad and have a zesty lemon flavour. However, they do contain oxalic acid and so should not be consumed in large quantities.