Plant Care Red Kangaroo Paw

Red Kangaroo Paw


Anigozanthos flavidus 'Big Red'

How to care for Red Kangaroo Paw


How often to water your Red Kangaroo Paw

Water needs for Red Kangaroo Paw
0.5 cups
every 9

Red Kangaroo Paw 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 Red Kangaroo Paw

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 Red Kangaroo Paw in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Red Kangaroo Paw: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Red Kangaroo Paw love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Red Kangaroo Paw does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Red Kangaroo Paw

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

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Care Summary for Red Kangaroo Paw

Red Kangaroo Paw

Red Kangaroo Paw

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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