Plant Care Aldrovanda Vesiculosa

Aldrovanda Vesiculosa

Also known as

Waterwheel, Waterwheel, Waterwheel and waterwheel plant


Aldrovanda vesiculosa

How to care for Aldrovanda Vesiculosa


How often to water your Aldrovanda Vesiculosa

Water needs for Aldrovanda Vesiculosa
0.5 cups
every 9

Aldrovanda Vesiculosa 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.

Calculate water needs of Aldrovanda Vesiculosa

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Waterwheel in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aldrovanda Vesiculosa: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Aldrovanda Vesiculosa love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Aldrovanda Vesiculosa does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Aldrovanda Vesiculosa

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Aldrovanda Vesiculosa: 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 Aldrovanda Vesiculosa after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Aldrovanda Vesiculosa

Aldrovanda Vesiculosa

Aldrovanda Vesiculosa

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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