About American waterplantain
American waterplantain is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
American waterplantain likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
American waterplantain belongs to the alisma genus, and is native to Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Also known as
Common water-plantain, Water-plantain, European water-plantain and Mad-dog weed
How to care for American waterplantain
American waterplantain 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.
American waterplantain love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
American waterplantain does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of American waterplantain in your home 🏡.
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 American waterplantain after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.