About Heart Leaf
Chameleon Plant is an aggressive groundcover with a creeping habit that spreads by rhizomes. It grows one to two feet in height and can spread along the ground as it grows. It is very shade tolerant but not drought-tolerant. It prefers moist soil to shallow water (1-2 in)
Also known as
Fishwort, Fishwort, Fish mint, Fish leaf, Rainbow plant, Chameleon plant, Heart leaf, Fish wort, Chinese lizard tail and Bishop's weed
How to care for Heart Leaf
Heart Leaf 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.
Heart Leaf love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Heart Leaf 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 Heart Leaf after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.