Plant Care Achillea Millefolium

Achillea Millefolium

Also known as

Boreal Yarrow, Boreal Yarrow, Bloodwort, Milfoil, Common yarrow and Yarrow


Achillea millefolium

How to care for Achillea Millefolium


How often to water your Achillea Millefolium

Water needs for Achillea Millefolium
0.5 cups
every 9

Achillea Millefolium 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 Achillea Millefolium

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Finding light for Boreal Yarrow in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Achillea Millefolium: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Achillea Millefolium love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Achillea Millefolium does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Achillea Millefolium

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

Difficulty Level

Achillea Millefolium is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Achillea Millefolium

Achillea Millefolium

Achillea Millefolium

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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