Plant Care Kumara plicatilis

Kumara plicatilis

About Kumara plicatilis

Kumara plicatilis is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Kumara plicatilis likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Aloe plicatilis

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How to care for Kumara plicatilis


How often to water your Kumara plicatilis

Water needs for Kumara plicatilis
0.5 cups
every 12

Kumara plicatilis needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Kumara plicatilis

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Kumara plicatilis in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Kumara plicatilis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Kumara plicatilis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Kumara plicatilis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Kumara plicatilis

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

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Care Summary for Kumara plicatilis

Kumara plicatilis

Kumara plicatilis

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 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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