Plant Care Blue billygoat weed
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Blue billygoat weed

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Blue billygoat weed has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Blue billygoat weed has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Flossflower, Bluemink, Blueweed, Pussy foot and Mexican paintbrush

Taxonomy

Ageratum houstonianum
Ageratum
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Blue billygoat weed

Water

How often to water your Blue billygoat weed

Water needs for Blue billygoat weed
0.5 cups
every 9

Blue billygoat weed 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 Blue billygoat weed

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Blue billygoat weed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue billygoat weed: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Blue billygoat weed may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Blue billygoat weed in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Blue billygoat weed

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

Care Summary for Blue billygoat weed

Blue billygoat weed

Blue billygoat weed


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Blue billygoat weed has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Blue billygoat weed has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Lexie.h36 avatar
@Lexie.h36
leaf-1 31 Plants
xp 1,086 XP
05/16/2021

I hav absolutely zero complaints! This plant is perfect, it grows so quickly and the flowers are so pretty!

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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