Plant Care hairy lespedeza

hairy lespedeza

About hairy lespedeza

hairy lespedeza is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

hairy lespedeza likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Lespedeza hirta

Also known as

hairy lespedeza and hairy bush clover

How to care for hairy lespedeza


How often to water your hairy lespedeza

Water needs for hairy lespedeza
0.5 cups
every 9

hairy lespedeza 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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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for hairy lespedeza in your home

Light needs and placement for plant hairy lespedeza: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

hairy lespedeza love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

hairy lespedeza does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize hairy lespedeza

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for hairy lespedeza

hairy lespedeza

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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