Plant Care Curled Pondweed

Curled Pondweed

Also known as

Curly-leaf pondweed


Potamogeton crispus

How to care for Curled Pondweed


How often to water your Curled Pondweed

Water needs for Curled Pondweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Curled Pondweed 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 Curled Pondweed

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Curled Pondweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Curled Pondweed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Curled Pondweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Curled Pondweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Curled Pondweed

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Curled Pondweed

Curled Pondweed

Curled Pondweed

Greg recommends:


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.

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