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Also known as
Common Bird's-Foot-Trefoil, Common Bird's-Foot-Trefoil, Bird's-foot trefoil, Common bird's-foot trefoil, Eggs and bacon and Birdsfoot deervetch
How to care for Bird's-Foot Trefoil
How often to water your Bird's-Foot Trefoil
Bird's-Foot Trefoil needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Madison, Wisconsin.
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Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Common Bird's-Foot-Trefoil in your home
Bird's-Foot Trefoil 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 Madison, Wisconsin ⛅.
Bird's-Foot Trefoil does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
How to fertilize Bird's-Foot Trefoil
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 Bird's-Foot Trefoil after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Bird's-Foot Trefoil is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!
Bird's-Foot Trefoil prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Bird's-Foot Trefoil requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Bird's-Foot Trefoil can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 4a-9b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Bird's-Foot Trefoil
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Madison, Wisconsin, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.