Plant Care Consumption Weed

Consumption Weed

Also known as

Fringed spiderflower, Mouzambe rampant (Lesser Antilles) and Petit acaya blanc


Sieruela rutidosperma

How to care for Consumption Weed

💦 Water

How often to water your Consumption Weed

Water needs for Consumption Weed
0.5 cups
every 9

Consumption Weed 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?

Select the pot size

☀️ Light

Finding light for Consumption Weed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Consumption Weed: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Consumption Weed may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Consumption Weed

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

Care Summary for Consumption Weed

Consumption Weed

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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