Plant Care Cat's Paw

Cat's Paw

Also known as

Cats Paw


Cotyledon ladismithiensis

How to care for Cat's Paw


How often to water your Cat's Paw

Water needs for Cat's Paw
0.5 cups
every 12

Cat's Paw needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Cat's Paw

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Cat's Paw in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cat's Paw: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cat's Paw love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Cat's Paw does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cat's Paw in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Cat's Paw

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cat's Paw: 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 Cat's Paw after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Cat's Paw

Cat's Paw

Cat's Paw

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 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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