Plant Care Finger Poppy-Mallow

Finger Poppy-Mallow

About Finger Poppy-Mallow

Finger Poppy-Mallow is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Finger Poppy-Mallow likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Callirhoe pedata

Also known as

palmleaf poppymallow

How to care for Finger Poppy-Mallow


How often to water your Finger Poppy-Mallow

Water needs for Finger Poppy-Mallow
0.5 cups
every 9

Finger Poppy-Mallow 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Finger Poppy-Mallow in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Finger Poppy-Mallow: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Finger Poppy-Mallow love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Finger Poppy-Mallow does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Finger Poppy-Mallow in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Finger Poppy-Mallow

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Finger Poppy-Mallow: 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 Finger Poppy-Mallow after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Finger Poppy-Mallow

Finger Poppy-Mallow

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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