Plant Care Hexastylis arifolia

Hexastylis arifolia

Also known as

Hexastylis arifolia and little brown jug


Asarum arifolium

How to care for Hexastylis arifolia


How often to water your Hexastylis arifolia

Water needs for Hexastylis arifolia
0.5 cups
every 9

Hexastylis arifolia 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 Hexastylis arifolia

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Hexastylis arifolia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hexastylis arifolia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Hexastylis arifolia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Hexastylis arifolia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Hexastylis arifolia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Hexastylis arifolia

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

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Care Summary for Hexastylis arifolia

Hexastylis arifolia

Hexastylis arifolia

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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