Plant Care Billygoat-Weed

Billygoat-Weed

Also known as

Chick weed, Goatweed and Whiteweed

Taxonomy

Ageratum conyzoides
Ageratum
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Billygoat-Weed

Water

How often to water your Billygoat-Weed

Water needs for Billygoat-Weed
0.5 cups
every 9

Billygoat-Weed needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Austin, Texas.

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
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 Billygoat-Weed in Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

58% Medium

Finding light for Billygoat-Weed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Billygoat-Weed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Billygoat-Weed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Billygoat-Weed does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Austin, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Billygoat-Weed

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

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Care Summary for Billygoat-Weed

Billygoat-Weed


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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