Plant Care Cupped Clover

Cupped Clover

About Cupped Clover

Cupped Clover 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.

Cupped Clover likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Trifolium cherleri
Trifolium
Fabaceae
Fabales

Also known as

Southern Clover

How to care for Cupped Clover

Water

How often to water your Cupped Clover

Water needs for Cupped Clover
0.5 cups
every 9

Cupped Clover 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 Cupped Clover in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cupped Clover: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cupped Clover love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Cupped Clover does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cupped Clover

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Soil
Fertilizer

Care Summary for Cupped Clover

Cupped Clover


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.

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