Plant Care Lady Fingers

Lady Fingers

Also known as

Round-leafed Navel Wort


Cotyledon orbiculata 'Oophylla'

How to care for Lady Fingers


How often to water your Lady Fingers

Water needs for Lady Fingers
0.5 cups
every 12

Lady Fingers 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 Lady Fingers

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Lady Fingers in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lady Fingers: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Lady Fingers love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Lady Fingers does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Lady Fingers in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Lady Fingers

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Lady Fingers

Lady Fingers

Lady Fingers

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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