Plant Care Flattened Pipewort

Flattened Pipewort

Also known as

Eriocaulon callosum, Eriocaulon cephalotes, Eriocaulon filiforme, Eriocaulon gnaphalioides and Eriocaulon gnaphalodes


Eriocaulon compressum

How to care for Flattened Pipewort


How often to water your Flattened Pipewort

Water needs for Flattened Pipewort
0.5 cups
every 9

Flattened Pipewort 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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Finding light for Flattened Pipewort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Flattened Pipewort: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Flattened Pipewort love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Flattened Pipewort does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Flattened Pipewort

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Flattened Pipewort

Flattened Pipewort

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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