Plant Care Common Water-Crowfoot

Common Water-Crowfoot

Also known as

water-crowfoot, white water crowfoot and white water-crowfoot


Ranunculus aquatilis

How to care for Common Water-Crowfoot


How often to water your Common Water-Crowfoot

Water needs for Common Water-Crowfoot
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Water-Crowfoot 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

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Finding light for Common Water-Crowfoot in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Water-Crowfoot: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Common Water-Crowfoot love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Common Water-Crowfoot does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Common Water-Crowfoot in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Common Water-Crowfoot

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Common Water-Crowfoot: 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 Common Water-Crowfoot after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Common Water-Crowfoot

Common Water-Crowfoot

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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