Plant Care Yellow vetching

Yellow vetching

Also known as

Yellow pea and Yellow vetchling


Lathyrus aphaca

How to care for Yellow vetching


How often to water your Yellow vetching

Water needs for Yellow vetching
0.5 cups
every 9

Yellow vetching 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 Yellow vetching in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Yellow vetching: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Yellow vetching love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Yellow vetching does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Yellow vetching

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Yellow vetching

Yellow vetching

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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