Plant Care American Hogpeanut

American Hogpeanut

Also known as

hog-peanut and ground bean


Amphicarpaea bracteata

How to care for American Hogpeanut


How often to water your American Hogpeanut

Water needs for American Hogpeanut
0.5 cups
every 9

American Hogpeanut needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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 American Hogpeanut

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.

Plant care guide for American Hogpeanut in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

26% Very Low

Growing American Hogpeanut in Pittsburgh right now

Light needs for plant American Hogpeanut in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 29th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Pittsburgh is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…

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Light needs for plant American Hogpeanut in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will increase by 34.1% ☀️

January 26th, 2023

Pittsburgh is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to increase by 34.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.7 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant American Hogpeanut in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

January 27th, 2023

This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 5.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of …

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Finding light for American Hogpeanut in your home

Light needs and placement for plant American Hogpeanut: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

American Hogpeanut love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.

American Hogpeanut does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize American Hogpeanut

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

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Care Summary for American Hogpeanut

American Hogpeanut

American Hogpeanut

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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