Lucky Clover - outside or inside?
I have no gardening experience but my neice wanted to see if she could grow one because apparently when the four "iron cross" leaves come out they look a bit like a lucky "four leaf clover." I planted the bulb yesterday an am keeping it in the sunny windows of the house (east in the morning, west in the evening) and keeping the soil damp whilst it's still just a bulb. Apparently to encourage the leaves to grow out like a four leaf clover, once the stem reaches 5-6cm you have to put it somewhere cool (15c) but I can't find anywhere that seems suitable: the outside temps like in the shed/garage are still colder than that (7-11c) and the inside temps are always around 20c. . . . I don't want my neice to be too dissapointed if it doesn't work, so since we don't currently have anywhere that's 15c I was wondering which option you thought was best: the slightly colder outside, or the slightly warmer inside? Thanks.
On plant Oxalis tetraphylla
- 2 Mar, 2009