Plant Care fish fin

fish fin


paddle plant

How to care for fish fin


How often to water your fish fin

Water needs for fish fin
0.5 cups
every 12

fish fin needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 fish fin

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 fish fin in your home

Light needs and placement for plant fish fin: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

fish fin 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 fish fin

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

Care Summary for fish fin

fish fin

fish fin

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 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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