About Carolina Elephantsfoot
Carolina Elephantsfoot is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.
Carolina Elephantsfoot likes soil that is well draining.
Carolina Elephantsfoot belongs to the Elephantopus genus, and is native to the United States and the Caribbean.
Also known as
Carolina elephantsfoot and leafy elephant's foot
How to care for Carolina Elephantsfoot
Carolina Elephantsfoot 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.
Carolina Elephantsfoot 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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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 Elephantsfoot after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.