4.7 out of 5 (3 experiences)
About Hottentot Bread
Hottentot Bread is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Plant parents describe this plant as being a survivor and a fast grower with only 77 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟
Hottentot Bread likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.
Also known as
Elephant's Foot, Elephants Foot and Discorea Elephantipes
How to care for Hottentot Bread
Hottentot Bread 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.
Hottentot Bread love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Hottentot Bread 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 Hottentot Bread after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.