Plant Care East asian arrowroot

East asian arrowroot

Also known as

Japanese arrowroot and Kudzu


Pueraria montana

How to care for East asian arrowroot


How often to water your East asian arrowroot

Water needs for East asian arrowroot
0.5 cups
every 9

East asian arrowroot 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 East asian arrowroot

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for East asian arrowroot in your home

Light needs and placement for plant East asian arrowroot: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

East asian arrowroot love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

East asian arrowroot does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of East asian arrowroot in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize East asian arrowroot

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

Difficulty Level

East asian arrowroot can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for East asian arrowroot

East asian arrowroot

East asian arrowroot

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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