Clover-leaf – Clover

Fortuna in green dress – the boats of fortune, one of the most interesting and especially iconic plants is the four-leaf clover. His original home is Mexico. Because of its great cultural importance, it is however also in this country a welcome plant. The weed is the infantry of nature (Mexican proverb) the Mexican foot force of nature, vierblattriger wood sorrel, clover, also called, came in 1837 by Mexico as an ornamental plant to England. Oxalis tetraphylla is a herbaceous plant, which can be up to forty centimeters. However, the small immigrant migration aid needed to cope with the European conditions. The water you can drink, let flow (Mexican proverb) Mexico has a very tropical climate with average temperatures between 15 and 30 C and many hours of sunshine, the Mexican plants need plenty of light and can withstand any frost.

The bright location should be not too hot, he loves a half shady outdoor and protected place. The clover regularly need water, wet feet are but lethal for the small infantry. He thanked the right care fresh leaves with white, yellow or pink flowers. When the clovers are yellow in the autumn and retract the onions with a cool and dry storage, liberated from the earth can survive the winter. In the spring, the onion in new Earth are planted and brought to new life. Many people miss the small happiness while they wait in vain on the large. “(Pearl S. Buck) a four-leaf clover is considered good luck, because it is very rare in nature.

This is true however for the real”dress from the subfamily of belongs with usually three feathery leaves. Oxalis sectional gefingerte leaves species due to a mutation of this plant with four leaves to find needs a good portion of luck, while in the clover”the genus usual are. As ornamental and lucky charms, the clover is but still very popular. because who believes in luck, the lucky.” (Friedrich Hebbel) three things remain us from paradise: the stars of the night, the flowers of the day and the eyes of a child. “(Dante) Dante is wrong in this case, there are four things.” He has not considered the four-leafed clover, the Eva took the legend as a souvenir from the garden of Eden. Already the Celtic Druids believed in the symbol of good luck and threatened evil spirits with the wondrous four-leafed clover. Special lucky mushroom the clover-leaf collector must considered therefore probably CLAAS Hickl, who has found during his 30-year collector about 5000 four – and five-leaved clovers.