Plant Care Dwarf Kowhai

Dwarf Kowhai

5.0 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Dwarf Kowhai has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Kowhai, Kowhai, Prostrate kowhai and Dwarf kowhai


Sophora prostrata

How to care for Dwarf Kowhai


How often to water your Dwarf Kowhai

Water needs for Dwarf Kowhai
0.5 cups
every 9

Dwarf Kowhai 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 Dwarf Kowhai

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Kowhai in your home

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

Dwarf Kowhai love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Dwarf Kowhai does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Dwarf Kowhai

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

Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Dwarf Kowhai

Dwarf Kowhai

Dwarf Kowhai

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.

What other plant parents say

Dwarf Kowhai has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
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globe Offenbach am Main, Hessen

This plant is just so pretty and delicate looking (not actually delicate though!)

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globe Downtown Core, Singapore

This is plant aesthetic 101. Quite hardy and don’t over water. Needs bright light also.

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