Plant Care Carnation Clover

Carnation Clover

About Carnation Clover

Carnation 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.

Carnation 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 incarnatum
Trifolium
Fabaceae
Fabales

Also known as

Crimson clover and Italian clover

How to care for Carnation Clover

Water

How often to water your Carnation Clover

Water needs for Carnation Clover
0.5 cups
every 9

Carnation Clover needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Francisco, California.

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 Carnation Clover

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Carnation Clover in San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California

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Finding light for Carnation Clover in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Francisco, California ⛅.

Carnation Clover does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Carnation Clover

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

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Care Summary for Carnation Clover

Carnation Clover

Carnation Clover


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in San Francisco, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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