Plant Care Aconogonon Alpinum

Aconogonon Alpinum

Also known as

Aconogonon alpinum and alpine knotweed

Taxonomy

Koenigia alpina
Koenigia
Polygonaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Aconogonon Alpinum

Water

How often to water your Aconogonon Alpinum

Water needs for Aconogonon Alpinum
0.5 cups
every 9

Aconogonon Alpinum 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Aconogonon Alpinum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aconogonon Alpinum: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Aconogonon Alpinum 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Aconogonon Alpinum

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

Care Summary for Aconogonon Alpinum

Aconogonon Alpinum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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