Plant Care Dill


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About Dill

Anethum graveolens is an aromatic self-seeding annual herb. It grows best in temperate climates with full sun in well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Dill is susceptible to aphids, tomato horn worms and powdery mildew. It is a good companion plant for cucumber and broccoli.


Anethum graveolens

How to care for Dill


How often to water your Dill

Water needs for Dill
0.5 cups
every 9

Dill needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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 Dill

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Dill in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

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Finding light for Dill in your home

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

Dill love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.

Dill does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Dill

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

Difficulty Level

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

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Care Summary for Dill



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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