Common Water Hyacinth
Also known as
Eichhornia crassipes, Eichhornia crassipes, Eichhornia crassipes, Water Hyacinth, common water hyacinth, Pontederia, Oshunae and Eichhornia crassipes
How to care for Common Water Hyacinth
Common Water Hyacinth needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Common Water Hyacinth love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Common Water Hyacinth does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Common Water Hyacinth after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.