Plant Care Dwarf Goat's Beard

Dwarf Goat's Beard

About Dwarf Goat's Beard

Dwarf Goat's Beard is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Dwarf Goat's Beard likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Dwarf Goat's Beard belongs to the Aruncus genus, and is native to Korea.


Aruncus aethusifolius

How to care for Dwarf Goat's Beard


How often to water your Dwarf Goat's Beard

Water needs for Dwarf Goat's Beard
0.5 cups
every 9

Dwarf Goat's Beard 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 Dwarf Goat's Beard

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dwarf Goat's Beard in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dwarf Goat's Beard: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dwarf Goat's Beard 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 Dwarf Goat's Beard

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dwarf Goat's Beard: 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 Dwarf Goat's Beard after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Dwarf Goat's Beard 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!

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Care Summary for Dwarf Goat's Beard

Dwarf Goat's Beard

Dwarf Goat's Beard

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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