Plant Care Puppy Ears Plant

Puppy Ears Plant

About Puppy Ears Plant

Puppy Ears Plant 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.

Puppy Ears Plant likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Callisia elegans

How to care for Puppy Ears Plant


How often to water your Puppy Ears Plant

Water needs for Puppy Ears Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Puppy Ears Plant 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 Puppy Ears Plant

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Puppy Ears Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Puppy Ears Plant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Puppy Ears Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Puppy Ears Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Puppy Ears Plant

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

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Care Summary for Puppy Ears Plant

Puppy Ears Plant

Puppy Ears Plant

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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