Plant Care Fineleaf Water Dropwort

Fineleaf Water Dropwort

Also known as

fineleaf water dropwort and fine-leaved water dropwort


Oenanthe aquatica

How to care for Fineleaf Water Dropwort


How often to water your Fineleaf Water Dropwort

Water needs for Fineleaf Water Dropwort
0.5 cups
every 9

Fineleaf Water Dropwort 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 Fineleaf Water Dropwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fineleaf Water Dropwort: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fineleaf Water Dropwort love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Fineleaf Water Dropwort does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Fineleaf Water Dropwort

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

Difficulty Level

Fineleaf Water Dropwort is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Fineleaf Water Dropwort

Fineleaf Water Dropwort

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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