Plant Care Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope

Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope

Also known as

nodding locoweed, stemmed oxytrope, pendant-pod locoweed, nodding crazyweed and reflexed locoweed


Oxytropis deflexa

How to care for Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope


How often to water your Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope

Water needs for Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope
0.5 cups
every 9

Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope 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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Finding light for Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope: 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 Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope

Blue Pendent-Pod Oxytrope

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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