Plant Care Creeping Indigo

Creeping Indigo

Also known as

Anky and Famafatsambo


Indigofera spicata

How to care for Creeping Indigo


How often to water your Creeping Indigo

Water needs for Creeping Indigo
0.5 cups
every 9

Creeping Indigo 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 Creeping Indigo in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Creeping Indigo: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Creeping Indigo love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Creeping Indigo does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Creeping Indigo

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Creeping Indigo

Creeping Indigo

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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