Plant Care Creeping Inch Plant
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Creeping Inch Plant

4.8 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Creeping Inch Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Creeping Inch Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Turtle Vine, Creeping Basket Plant and Pink Panther

Taxonomy

Callisia repens
Callisia
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

What other plant parents say

Creeping Inch Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
Creeping Inch Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Creeping Inch Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Creeping Inch Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Creeping Inch Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Sarahsalith avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Creeping Inch Plant named Turtle Vine by Sarahsalith on Greg, the plant care app
04/13/2021

*This plant is hanging over my kitchen sink in a west-facing window.* This is a very dainty plant (hence the four stars). When I received it, after its trip through the mail, the plant was pretty ro…

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Ur_moms_house avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Creeping Inch Plant named sam by Ur_moms_house on Greg, the plant care app
04/19/2021

i actually really like this plant. i originally got it for the pot, but then i started to actually like the plant. it’s easy to take care of, but the stems can break off if you aren’t careful.

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Kent, OH
Rating of the plant Creeping Inch Plant named big boi by Christian on Greg, the plant care app
04/07/2021

Big boi be big fo sho. He was my first plant and we been through a lot. His leaves get brown near the roots but we clean him up every once in a while. He my homie no cap

How to care for Creeping Inch Plant

Water

How often to water your Creeping Inch Plant

Water needs for Creeping Inch Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Creeping Inch 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 Creeping Inch Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Creeping Inch Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Creeping Inch Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Creeping Inch Plant 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.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Creeping Inch Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Creeping Inch Plant

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

Care Summary for Creeping Inch Plant

Creeping Inch Plant

Creeping Inch Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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