Plant Care mountain sandwort

mountain sandwort


Arenaria montana

How to care for mountain sandwort


How often to water your mountain sandwort

Water needs for mountain sandwort
0.5 cups
every 9

mountain sandwort 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 mountain sandwort

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for mountain sandwort in your home

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

mountain sandwort love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

mountain sandwort does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize mountain sandwort

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for mountain sandwort

mountain sandwort

mountain sandwort

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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