Plant Care Silver Falls

Silver Falls

4.3 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Silver Falls has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Silver Falls has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Silver Ponysfoot, Silver Ponysfoot, Silver Nickel Vine and Kidney Weed


Dichondra argentea

How to care for Silver Falls


How often to water your Silver Falls

Water needs for Silver Falls
0.5 cups
every 9

Silver Falls 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 Silver Falls

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Silver Ponysfoot in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Silver Falls: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Silver Falls love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Silver Falls does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Silver Falls

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

Difficulty Level

Silver Falls is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Silver Falls

Silver Falls

Silver Falls

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.

What other plant parents say

Silver Falls has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Silver Falls has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Silver Falls has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Silver Falls has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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