Plant Care little white bird's-foot

little white bird's-foot


Ornithopus perpusillus

How to care for little white bird's-foot


How often to water your little white bird's-foot

Water needs for little white bird's-foot
0.5 cups
every 9

little white bird's-foot needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for little white bird's-foot in your home

Light needs and placement for plant little white bird's-foot: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

little white bird's-foot 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.

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How to fertilize little white bird's-foot

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for little white bird's-foot: 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 little white bird's-foot after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for little white bird's-foot

little white bird's-foot

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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