Plant Care Alternanthera Lanuginosa

Alternanthera Lanuginosa

Also known as

Alternanthera lanuginosa, Cladothrix lanuginosa and woolly tidestromia

Taxonomy

Tidestromia lanuginosa
Tidestromia
Amaranthaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Alternanthera Lanuginosa

Water

How often to water your Alternanthera Lanuginosa

Water needs for Alternanthera Lanuginosa
0.5 cups
every 9

Alternanthera Lanuginosa 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Alternanthera Lanuginosa in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alternanthera Lanuginosa: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alternanthera Lanuginosa 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Alternanthera Lanuginosa

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

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Care Summary for Alternanthera Lanuginosa

Alternanthera Lanuginosa


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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.

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