Plant Care East Asian Pollia

East Asian Pollia

Also known as



Pollia japonica

How to care for East Asian Pollia


How often to water your East Asian Pollia

Water needs for East Asian Pollia
0.5 cups
every 9

East Asian Pollia 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.

Calculate water needs of East Asian Pollia

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for East Asian Pollia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant East Asian Pollia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

East Asian Pollia 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 East Asian Pollia

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

Care Summary for East Asian Pollia

East Asian Pollia

East Asian Pollia

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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