Plant Care silver bird's-foot trefoil

silver bird's-foot trefoil

Also known as

silver bird's-foot trefoil and silver lotus

Taxonomy

Acmispon argophyllus
Acmispon
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for silver bird's-foot trefoil

Water

How often to water your silver bird's-foot trefoil

Water needs for silver bird's-foot trefoil
0.5 cups
every 9

silver bird's-foot trefoil needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for silver bird's-foot trefoil in your home

Light needs and placement for plant silver bird's-foot trefoil: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

silver bird's-foot trefoil may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize silver bird's-foot trefoil

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for silver bird's-foot trefoil: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your silver bird's-foot trefoil after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for silver bird's-foot trefoil

silver bird's-foot trefoil


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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