Plant Care Common Kidneyvetch

Common Kidneyvetch

About Common Kidneyvetch

Common Kidneyvetch is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.


Anthyllis vulneraria

Also known as

Kidney vetch and Woundwort

How to care for Common Kidneyvetch


How often to water your Common Kidneyvetch

Water needs for Common Kidneyvetch
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Kidneyvetch needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Los Angeles, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Common Kidneyvetch in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

56% Medium

Finding light for Common Kidneyvetch in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Kidneyvetch: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Common Kidneyvetch may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth..️

Los Angeles, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Common Kidneyvetch

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

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Common Kidneyvetch

Common Kidneyvetch

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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