Plant Care Common Alumroot

Common Alumroot

Also known as

littleleaf alumroot, little-leaved alumroot and small-leaved alumroot


Heuchera parvifolia

How to care for Common Alumroot


How often to water your Common Alumroot

Water needs for Common Alumroot
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Alumroot 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 Common Alumroot in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Alumroot: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Common Alumroot love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Common Alumroot does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Common Alumroot

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Common Alumroot

Common Alumroot

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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