Plant Care creeping primrose-willow

creeping primrose-willow

About creeping primrose-willow

creeping primrose-willow 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.

creeping primrose-willow likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Ludwigia repens
Ludwigia
Onagraceae
Myrtales

How to care for creeping primrose-willow

Water

How often to water your creeping primrose-willow

Water needs for creeping primrose-willow
0.5 cups
every 9

creeping primrose-willow 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?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for creeping primrose-willow in your home

Light needs and placement for plant creeping primrose-willow: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

creeping primrose-willow love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

creeping primrose-willow does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of creeping primrose-willow in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize creeping primrose-willow

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for creeping primrose-willow: 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 creeping primrose-willow after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for creeping primrose-willow

creeping primrose-willow


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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