Plant Care Clasped Pondweed

Clasped Pondweed

Also known as

Potamogeton perfoliatum, claspingleaf pondweed, perfoliate pondweed and redhead grass


Potamogeton perfoliatus

How to care for Clasped Pondweed


How often to water your Clasped Pondweed

Water needs for Clasped Pondweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Clasped 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 Clasped Pondweed

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Clasped Pondweed in your home

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

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

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

Clasped Pondweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Clasped Pondweed

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

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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Clasped Pondweed

Clasped Pondweed

Clasped 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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