Plant Care Madagascar Laceleaf

Madagascar Laceleaf

Also known as

Lattice leaf, lace plant and Madagascar Lace Plant


Aponogeton madagascariensis

How to care for Madagascar Laceleaf


How often to water your Madagascar Laceleaf

Water needs for Madagascar Laceleaf
0.5 cups
every 7

Madagascar Laceleaf needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Diego, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Madagascar Laceleaf

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Madagascar Laceleaf in San Diego, California

San Diego, California

61% Medium

Growing Madagascar Laceleaf in San Diego right now

Light needs for plant Madagascar Laceleaf in San Diego, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 26th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Diego is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Madagascar Laceleaf in San Diego, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23.4% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 23.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Madagascar Laceleaf in San Diego, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, San Diego is getting an average of 10.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Madagascar Laceleaf in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Madagascar Laceleaf: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Madagascar Laceleaf 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..️

San Diego, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Madagascar Laceleaf

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

When to repot Madagascar Laceleaf

Nutrient needs for plant Madagascar Laceleaf in San Diego, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 20th, 2021

The growing potential in San Diego is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot a…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Madagascar Laceleaf

Madagascar Laceleaf

Madagascar Laceleaf

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in San Diego, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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