Plant Care Chaparral Bird's-Foot Trefoil

Chaparral Bird's-Foot Trefoil

Also known as

Anisolotus leucophaeus, Hosackia anthylloides, Hosackia confinis, Hosackia grandiflora anthylloides, Hosackia guadalupensis, Hosackia leucophaea, Hosackia occulata, Hosackia occulta, Hosackia ochroleuca, Lotus confinis, Lotus grandiflorus grandiflorus, Lotus grandiflorus mutabilis, Lotus guadalupensis, Lotus leucophaeus and Lotus macranthus


Acmispon grandiflorus

How to care for Chaparral Bird's-Foot Trefoil


How often to water your Chaparral Bird's-Foot Trefoil

Water needs for Chaparral Bird's-Foot Trefoil
0.5 cups
every 9

Chaparral 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.

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Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Chaparral Bird's-Foot Trefoil in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chaparral Bird's-Foot Trefoil: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Chaparral 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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How to fertilize Chaparral Bird's-Foot Trefoil

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Chaparral 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 Chaparral Bird's-Foot Trefoil after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Chaparral Bird's-Foot Trefoil

Chaparral Bird's-Foot Trefoil

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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