Plant Care Knotted Pearlwort

Knotted Pearlwort

About Knotted Pearlwort

Knotted Pearlwort is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Knotted Pearlwort likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Sagina nodosa

How to care for Knotted Pearlwort


How often to water your Knotted Pearlwort

Water needs for Knotted Pearlwort
0.5 cups
every 9

Knotted Pearlwort needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Baltimore, Maryland.

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 Knotted Pearlwort

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Knotted Pearlwort in Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland

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Finding light for Knotted Pearlwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Knotted Pearlwort: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Knotted Pearlwort love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.

Knotted Pearlwort does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Knotted Pearlwort

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

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Care Summary for Knotted Pearlwort

Knotted Pearlwort

Knotted Pearlwort

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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