Elkweed is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.
Also known as
elkweed, deer's ears and monument plant
How to care for Elkweed
Elkweed needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Elkweed 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 Elkweed after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.