Plant Care Common Pin Spiderhead

Common Pin Spiderhead

Also known as

Protea compar, Protea serraria, Protea serruria, Serruria biglandulosa, Serruria burmannii, Serruria compar, Serruria knightii, Serruria pauciflora, Serruria serraria and Serruria subsericea


Serruria fasciflora

How to care for Common Pin Spiderhead


How often to water your Common Pin Spiderhead

Water needs for Common Pin Spiderhead
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Pin Spiderhead 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Common Pin Spiderhead in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Pin Spiderhead: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Common Pin Spiderhead love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Common Pin Spiderhead does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Common Pin Spiderhead in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Common Pin Spiderhead

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Common Pin Spiderhead

Common Pin Spiderhead

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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