Flower garden question with picture

Asked May 9, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT

Hi there, Some dirt for flower pots was brought to me by a relative and I was using some today and ran across these strange light orange clusters that are sprouting. Do you know what twy might be?

Lane County Oregon

1 Response

Hello. Thanks for your question. I am assuming the dirt has been used before or came from a garden source. I think these may be bulbs of oxalis (sorrel), and I assume they are weedy ones. You could plant one and see what comes up, but it is probably safest to sift these out of your planting mix so as not to risk there being a problem. I hope this helps. Good luck with your project. Linda