About Common Corncockle
Corn Cockle is an annual herb and weed native to Europe that has naturalized in most of the USA. The stems are hairy with opposite narrow leaves and the flowers are solitary with 5 pink to purple petals that bloom all summer. The plant is becoming rarer due to modern farming practices.
Also known as
Corncockle and cockle
How to care for Common Corncockle
Common Corncockle needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Common Corncockle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Common Corncockle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Common Corncockle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.