Plant Care Flat-Top Broomrape

Flat-Top Broomrape

Also known as

Myzorhiza corymbosa, Orobanche californica corymbosa, Orobanche corymbosa and Orobanche corymbosa mutabilis


Aphyllon corymbosum

How to care for Flat-Top Broomrape


How often to water your Flat-Top Broomrape

Water needs for Flat-Top Broomrape
0.5 cups
every 9

Flat-Top Broomrape 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Flat-Top Broomrape in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Flat-Top Broomrape: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Flat-Top Broomrape 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.

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How to fertilize Flat-Top Broomrape

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

Care Summary for Flat-Top Broomrape

Flat-Top Broomrape

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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