Plant Care Field Pussytoes

Field Pussytoes

About Field Pussytoes

Field Pussytoes is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Field Pussytoes likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Field Pussytoes belongs to the Antennaria genus, and is native to Subarctic North America.


Antennaria neglecta

Also known as

Antennaria neglecta and Field pussytoes

How to care for Field Pussytoes


How often to water your Field Pussytoes

Water needs for Field Pussytoes
0.5 cups
every 9

Field Pussytoes needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Chicago, Illinois.

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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Field Pussytoes in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

27% Very Low

Growing Field Pussytoes in Chicago right now

Light needs for plant Field Pussytoes in Chicago, Illinois

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 6th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Chicago is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Field Pussytoes in Chicago, Illinois

Sunlight will increase by 48.3% ☀️

February 7th, 2023

Chicago is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Chicago is expected to increase by 48.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.6 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Field Pussytoes in Chicago, Illinois

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

February 6th, 2023

This month, Chicago is getting an average of 5.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 14.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Field Pussytoes in your home

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

Field Pussytoes 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 Chicago, Illinois ⛅.

Field Pussytoes does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Field Pussytoes

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

Difficulty Level

Field Pussytoes is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Field Pussytoes

Field Pussytoes

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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