4.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)
Also known as
Common Milkweed, Common Milkweed, Butterfly flower, Silkweed, Silky swallow-wort and Virginia silkweed
How to care for Asclepias Syriaca
Asclepias Syriaca 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.
Asclepias Syriaca love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Asclepias Syriaca does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Asclepias Syriaca after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.