Plant Care Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida

Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida

Also known as

Dorstenia crispa

Taxonomy

Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida
Dorstenia
Moraceae
Rosales

How to care for Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida

Water

How often to water your Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida

Water needs for Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida
0.5 cups
every 9

Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida 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.

Calculate water needs of Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida

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

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Care Summary for Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida

Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida

Dorstenia foetida subsp. foetida


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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