Plant Care Silver Ponysfoot
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Silver Ponysfoot

4.3 out of 5 (3 experiences)

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

Also known as

Silver Nickel Vine, Kidney Weed and Silver Falls

Taxonomy

Dichondra argentea
Dichondra
Convolvulaceae
Solanales

How to care for Silver Ponysfoot

Water

How often to water your Silver Ponysfoot

Water needs for Silver Ponysfoot
0.5 cups
every 9

Silver Ponysfoot 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 Ponysfoot

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Silver Ponysfoot in your home

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

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

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

Silver Ponysfoot does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Silver Ponysfoot

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Care Summary for Silver Ponysfoot

Silver Ponysfoot

Silver Ponysfoot


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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