Caring for your Kokedama 💧 Watering

Care instructions* by Kokedama Collection

Each plant purchased from Kokedama Collection is supplied in a healthy condition with “care instructions” – if at any stage you are unsure of how to care for your plant you can send me a message and I will offer my advice.  Unfortunately, sometimes I hear from customers by the time it is too late, they send me a message and say I have tried XYZ and my friend told me to try this. PLEASE, if you are unsure, message me. I do not want you to feel disheartened, I want you to have a positive experience owning a Kokedama.


It is recommended all Kokedama’s are watered through the top – as you would with a normal plant. This way you are ensuring the water is going down through the roots, you are also in control of the amount of water supplied and you will not have any messy dripping.

The amount of water advised is to provide a guide only and will depend on seasonal changes, position it is in etc. I suggest how much water to provide but it is your responsibility to adjust where necessary – I do not know your individual conditions. All water amounts are to be provided in one watering, do not draw out the amount of water over a week or two, if it says to water 1 cup per week – pick a day during that week and water it the whole cup.

One last thing and equally important – do not “over love” your Kokedama or any indoor plant – this means overwatering. I hear so many stories about indoor plants being overwatered…observe your plant, it will tell you if it is happy or not!

There are a lot of water meters available from hardware stores, florists etc. 

- Sarah 🌱💚

These instructions are personal opinion having tried and tested on my own personal plants. Alterations to methods or complete different versions are not incorrect, simply are not the way I suggest.

*Whilst I would love to be able to give point by point information to keep your kokedama alive forever, this simply cannot be done as plants, like any living item, have a mind of their own so you will need to parent your kokedama. All information I give is general by nature and does not take into account yours and/or your kokedamas individual situation.

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