Plant Care Arrowleaf Sida

Arrowleaf Sida

About Arrowleaf Sida

Arrowleaf Sida 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.

Arrowleaf Sida likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Sida rhombifolia

Also known as

Arrowleaf sida, Rhombus-leaved sida, Paddy's lucerne, Jelly leaf, Cuban jute, Queensland-hemp, Indian hemp and Kurumthotti

How to care for Arrowleaf Sida


How often to water your Arrowleaf Sida

Water needs for Arrowleaf Sida
0.5 cups
every 9

Arrowleaf Sida 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 Arrowleaf Sida

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Arrowleaf Sida in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Arrowleaf Sida: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Arrowleaf Sida love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Arrowleaf Sida does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Arrowleaf Sida in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Arrowleaf Sida

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Arrowleaf Sida

Arrowleaf Sida

Arrowleaf Sida

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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