Plant Care Combleaf Mermaidweed

Combleaf Mermaidweed

Also known as

comb-leaved mermaidweed


Proserpinaca pectinata

How to care for Combleaf Mermaidweed

💦 Water

How often to water your Combleaf Mermaidweed

Water needs for Combleaf Mermaidweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Combleaf Mermaidweed 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

☀️ Light

Finding light for Combleaf Mermaidweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Combleaf Mermaidweed: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Combleaf Mermaidweed 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Combleaf Mermaidweed in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Combleaf Mermaidweed

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

Care Summary for Combleaf Mermaidweed

Combleaf Mermaidweed

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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