Plant Care Blackdisk Medick

Blackdisk Medick

About Blackdisk Medick

Blackdisk Medick 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.

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


Medicago orbicularis

Also known as

Button Clover, Button Medic, Button Medick, Round-fruited Medick, burless clover and burless trefoil

How to care for Blackdisk Medick


How often to water your Blackdisk Medick

Water needs for Blackdisk Medick
0.5 cups
every 9

Blackdisk Medick 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

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Finding light for Blackdisk Medick in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blackdisk Medick: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Blackdisk Medick love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Blackdisk Medick does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Blackdisk Medick

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Blackdisk Medick

Blackdisk Medick

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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