Plant Care Fendler's Bladderpod

Fendler's Bladderpod

Also known as

Alyssum stenophyllum, Lesquerella fendleri, Lesquerella foliacea, Lesquerella praecox, Lesquerella stenophylla, Vesicaria stenophylla, Vesicaria stenophylla diffusa, Vesicaria stenophylla humilis and Vesicaria stenophylla procera


Physaria fendleri

How to care for Fendler's Bladderpod


How often to water your Fendler's Bladderpod

Water needs for Fendler's Bladderpod
0.5 cups
every 9

Fendler's Bladderpod 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 Fendler's Bladderpod in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fendler's Bladderpod: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Fendler's Bladderpod 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 Fendler's Bladderpod

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fendler's Bladderpod: 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 Fendler's Bladderpod after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Fendler's Bladderpod

Fendler's Bladderpod

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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