Also known as
Carolina ipecac, ipecac spurge and wild ipecac
How to care for American Ipecac
American Ipecac needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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American Ipecac love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
American Ipecac does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 American Ipecac after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.