Plant Care Carolina Ponysfoot

Carolina Ponysfoot

About Carolina Ponysfoot

Carolina Ponysfoot is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Carolina Ponysfoot likes soil that is well draining.


Dichondra carolinensis

How to care for Carolina Ponysfoot


How often to water your Carolina Ponysfoot

Water needs for Carolina Ponysfoot
0.5 cups
every 9

Carolina Ponysfoot needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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.

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 Carolina Ponysfoot in your home

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

Carolina Ponysfoot love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Carolina Ponysfoot does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Carolina Ponysfoot

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Carolina Ponysfoot

Carolina Ponysfoot

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 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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