Plant Care Purple Waffle Plant

Purple Waffle Plant

4.5 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Purple Waffle Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Purple Waffle Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Purple Waffle

Taxonomy

Hemigraphis alternata
Hemigraphis
Acanthaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Purple Waffle Plant

Water

How often to water your Purple Waffle Plant

Water needs for Purple Waffle Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Purple Waffle Plant 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 Purple Waffle Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Purple Waffle Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Purple Waffle Plant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Purple Waffle Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Purple Waffle Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Purple Waffle Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Purple Waffle Plant

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Purple Waffle Plant is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Purple Waffle Plant

Purple Waffle Plant

Purple Waffle Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Purple Waffle Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Purple Waffle Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Purple Waffle Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Purple Waffle Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Sundust avatar
@Sundust
leaf-1 16 Plants
xp 371 XP
10/26/2021

Beautiful plant and hardy so far.

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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