Plant Care Columbine

Columbine

Also known as

Aquilegia grandiflora

Taxonomy

Aquilegia glandulosa
Aquilegia
Ranunculaceae
Ranunculales

How to care for Columbine

Water

How often to water your Columbine

Water needs for Columbine
0.5 cups
every 9

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.

Calculate water needs of Columbine

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Columbine in your home

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

Columbine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Columbine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Columbine

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

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Care Summary for Columbine

Columbine

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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