Plant Care Cushion Cryptantha

Cushion Cryptantha

Also known as

Cryptantha circumscissa circumscissa, Cryptantha depressa, Cryptantha dichotoma, Greeneocharis circumscissa dichotoma, Greeneocharis dichotoma, Krynitzkia dichotoma, Piptocalyx dichotomus, Wheelerella circumscissa and Wheelerella dichotoma


Greeneocharis circumscissa

How to care for Cushion Cryptantha

💦 Water

How often to water your Cushion Cryptantha

Water needs for Cushion Cryptantha
0.5 cups
every 9

Cushion Cryptantha 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

☀️ Light

Finding light for Cushion Cryptantha in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cushion Cryptantha: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cushion Cryptantha 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.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Cushion Cryptantha

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

Care Summary for Cushion Cryptantha

Cushion Cryptantha

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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