Also known as
Common Water-Hyacinth, Common Water-Hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes, Water Hyacinth, common water hyacinth, Pontederia, Oshunae, Eichhornia crassipes and Water Hyacynth
How to care for Pontederia Crassipes
Pontederia Crassipes needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Pontederia Crassipes love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Pontederia Crassipes does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Pontederia Crassipes after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.