Plant Care Kleinia Pendula

Kleinia Pendula

Also known as

Inch Worm, Inch Worm, Senecio pendulus and Tapeworm Plant


Kleinia pendula

How to care for Kleinia Pendula


How often to water your Kleinia Pendula

Water needs for Kleinia Pendula
0.5 cups
every 12

Kleinia Pendula needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Kleinia Pendula

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Inch Worm in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Kleinia Pendula: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Kleinia Pendula 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 Kleinia Pendula

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

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Care Summary for Kleinia Pendula

Kleinia Pendula

Kleinia Pendula

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 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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