Plant Care Utricularia Gibba

Utricularia Gibba

Also known as

Humped Bladderwort, Humped Bladderwort and Floating bladderwort


Utricularia gibba

How to care for Utricularia Gibba


How often to water your Utricularia Gibba

Water needs for Utricularia Gibba
0.5 cups
every 9

Utricularia Gibba 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.

Calculate water needs of Utricularia Gibba

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Humped Bladderwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Utricularia Gibba: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Utricularia Gibba love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Utricularia Gibba does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Utricularia Gibba

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

Difficulty Level

Utricularia Gibba can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Utricularia Gibba

Utricularia Gibba

Utricularia Gibba

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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