Plant Care Bifid Crestwort

Bifid Crestwort

Also known as

? alata, Chiloscyphus coadunatus rivularis, Chiloscyphus cuspidatus, Chiloscyphus latifolius bidentata, Chiloscyphus mandonii, Jungermannia bidentata, Jungermannia bidentata obtusata, Jungermannia bidentata rivularis, Lophocolea alata, Lophocolea bidentata ciliata, Lophocolea bidentata cuspidata, Lophocolea bidentata gracillima, Lophocolea bidentata interrupta, Lophocolea bidentata obtusata, Lophocolea bidentata pulverulenta, Lophocolea bidentata rivularis, Lophocolea coadunata, Lophocolea cuspidata, Lophocolea cuspidata alata, Lophocolea diaphana, Lophocolea hookeriana, Lophocolea lateralis, Lophocolea longispica, Lophocolea mandonii and Lophocolea setacea


Lophocolea bidentata

How to care for Bifid Crestwort


How often to water your Bifid Crestwort

Water needs for Bifid Crestwort
0.5 cups
every 9

Bifid Crestwort 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 Bifid Crestwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bifid Crestwort: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bifid Crestwort 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 Bifid Crestwort

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

Care Summary for Bifid Crestwort

Bifid Crestwort

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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