Plant Care Ambrosia Artemisiifolia
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Ambrosia Artemisiifolia

Also known as

Annual ragweed, Annual ragweed, Roman wormwood, Common ragweed and Low ragweed

Taxonomy

Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Ambrosia
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Ambrosia Artemisiifolia

Water

How often to water your Ambrosia Artemisiifolia

Water needs for Ambrosia Artemisiifolia
0.5 cups
every 9

Ambrosia Artemisiifolia 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 Ambrosia Artemisiifolia

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 Annual ragweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ambrosia Artemisiifolia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Ambrosia Artemisiifolia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Ambrosia Artemisiifolia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Ambrosia Artemisiifolia

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Ambrosia Artemisiifolia can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


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Care Summary for Ambrosia Artemisiifolia

Ambrosia Artemisiifolia

Ambrosia Artemisiifolia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

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