Plant Care hog-peanut


Also known as

hog-peanut and ground bean


Amphicarpaea bracteata

How to care for hog-peanut


How often to water your hog-peanut

Water needs for hog-peanut
0.5 cups
every 9

hog-peanut 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 hog-peanut

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for hog-peanut in your home

Light needs and placement for plant hog-peanut: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

hog-peanut love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

hog-peanut does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of hog-peanut in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize hog-peanut

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for hog-peanut



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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