Also known as
Helxine arifolia, Helxine aritolia, Persicaria hastatotriloba, Persicaria hastatotriloba albiflora, Persicaria stellato-tomentosa, Persicaria thunbergii albiflora, Persicaria thunbergii inermis, Persicaria thunbergii stolonifera, Polygonum debile hastatum, Polygonum hastatotrilobum, Polygonum hastatum, Polygonum pteropus, Polygonum stellato-tomentosum, Polygonum thunbergii hastatotrilobum, Polygonum thunbergii stoloniferum, Tracaulon hastatotrilobum and Truellum stellato-tomentosum
How to care for 고마리
How often to water your 고마리
고마리 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 고마리 in your home
고마리 love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
고마리 does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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How to fertilize 고마리
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 고마리 after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
고마리 prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
고마리 requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
고마리 is very sensitive to dry soil, so choose a potting soil that retains moisture. A good soil will still drain well and contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir or sphagnum moss.
고마리 should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!
Care Summary for 고마리
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.