Plant Care Brittle Water Nymph

Brittle Water Nymph

Also known as

Brittle Water Nymph, Brittle Niad and Spiny Leaf Naiad


Najas minor

How to care for Brittle Water Nymph


How often to water your Brittle Water Nymph

Water needs for Brittle Water Nymph
0.5 cups
every 9

Brittle Water Nymph 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.

Calculate water needs of Brittle Water Nymph

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Brittle Water Nymph in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brittle Water Nymph: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Brittle Water Nymph love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Brittle Water Nymph does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Brittle Water Nymph

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Brittle Water Nymph

Brittle Water Nymph

Brittle Water Nymph

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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