Plant Care Cow Clover

Cow Clover

About Cow Clover

Cow 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.

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


Trifolium wormskioldii

Also known as

Trifolium wormskjoldii, cows clover, coast clover, sand clover, seaside clover, springbank clover and Wormskjold's clover

How to care for Cow Clover


How often to water your Cow Clover

Water needs for Cow Clover
0.5 cups
every 9

Cow 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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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 Cow Clover in your home

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

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

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

Cow Clover does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Cow Clover

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Cow Clover

Cow 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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