Plant Care Disphyma


Also known as

Round-leaved pigface, New zealand iceplant, Purple dewplant and Disphyma crassifolium


Disphyma australe

How to care for Disphyma


How often to water your Disphyma

Water needs for Disphyma
0.5 cups
every 12

Disphyma 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 Disphyma

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 Disphyma in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Disphyma: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Disphyma 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 Disphyma

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

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Disphyma



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.

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