Plant Care Sagina Procumbens

Sagina Procumbens

Also known as

Birdeye Pearlwort, Birdeye Pearlwort, Procumbent pearlwort and Matted pearlwort


Sagina procumbens

How to care for Sagina Procumbens


How often to water your Sagina Procumbens

Water needs for Sagina Procumbens
0.5 cups
every 9

Sagina Procumbens 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 Sagina Procumbens

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Birdeye Pearlwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sagina Procumbens: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Sagina Procumbens love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Sagina Procumbens does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Sagina Procumbens

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

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Sagina Procumbens

Sagina Procumbens

Sagina Procumbens

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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