Also known as
Mat amaranth, Mat amaranth, Mat amaranth, Prostrate pigweed, Procumbent pigweed, Prostrate amaranth and Matweed
How to care for Prostrate Pigweed
Prostrate Pigweed 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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Prostrate Pigweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Prostrate Pigweed 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 Prostrate Pigweed after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.