Green Lawn Fertilizing – oxalis

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Not all weeds are ugly. Some would make excellent flowers, and could even be an attractive complement in a garden. But when they invade your lawn, they not only disrupt the green grass that you’ve tried to build, but spread and make your lawn look patchy. One such example is a weed known as Oxalis.

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The weed that we are going to go over this week is Oxalis. Oxalis is a broad leaf weed from the wood sorrel family. The form that we see the most is yellow oxalis, which can be easily identified by the three green, heart shaped leaflets that comprise the base of the plant, and after matured, the yellow flower that it produces. This plant can be either an annual or perennial plant.

When it comes to fighting weeds, knowledge is power. There are thousands of different types of weeds out there; all with their own unique attributes. When they’re in your lawn though, most people only care about how they can be killed.

While Oxalis can be very nice in appearance, it can really destroy the look of your lawn. What's worse, if you live in our service areas, you should not pull this weed! Here's why.