Plant Care Alpine Columbine

Alpine Columbine

Also known as

alpine columbine and breath of God

Taxonomy

Aquilegia alpina
Aquilegia
Ranunculaceae
Ranunculales

How to care for Alpine Columbine

Water

How often to water your Alpine Columbine

Water needs for Alpine Columbine
0.5 cups
every 9

Alpine Columbine 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Alpine Columbine in your home

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

Alpine Columbine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Alpine Columbine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Alpine Columbine

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

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Care Summary for Alpine Columbine

Alpine Columbine


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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