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.


Trifolium cherleri

Also known as

Southern Clover

How to care for Cupped Clover


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

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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 🚫.

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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.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Cupped Clover

Cupped Clover

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.

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