Plant Care Kickxia Spuria

Kickxia Spuria

Also known as

Roundleaf Cancerwort, Roundleaf Cancerwort and Roundleaf cancerwort


Kickxia spuria

How to care for Kickxia Spuria


How often to water your Kickxia Spuria

Water needs for Kickxia Spuria
0.5 cups
every 9

Kickxia Spuria 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.

Calculate water needs of Kickxia Spuria

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Roundleaf Cancerwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Kickxia Spuria: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Kickxia Spuria 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.

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How to fertilize Kickxia Spuria

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Kickxia Spuria

Kickxia Spuria

Kickxia Spuria

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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