Plant Care Dollarleaf


Also known as

prostrate tick-clover, prostrate ticktrefoil, round-leaf tick trefoil, round-leaved tick-trefoil, dollar-leaved, prostrate tick-trefoil and roundhead tick-trefoil


Desmodium rotundifolium

How to care for Dollarleaf


How often to water your Dollarleaf

Water needs for Dollarleaf
0.5 cups
every 9

Dollarleaf needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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.

Plant care guide for Dollarleaf in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

32% Very Low

Finding light for Dollarleaf in your home

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

Dollarleaf love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Minneapolis, Minnesota ⛅.

Dollarleaf does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Dollarleaf

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Dollarleaf


Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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