Plant Care Zig Zag Plant

Zig Zag Plant

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Decarya Madagascariensis

How to care for Zig Zag Plant


How often to water your Zig Zag Plant

Water needs for Zig Zag Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Zig Zag Plant 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 Zig Zag Plant

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Zig Zag Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Zig Zag Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Zig Zag 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.

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How to fertilize Zig Zag Plant

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

Care Summary for Zig Zag Plant

Zig Zag Plant

Zig Zag Plant

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

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Very hardy succulent shrub!

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