Plant Care Canada Milk-Vetch

Canada Milk-Vetch

Also known as

Canadian milkvetch and Canadian milk-vetch

Taxonomy

Astragalus canadensis
Astragalus
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Canada Milk-Vetch

Water

How often to water your Canada Milk-Vetch

Water needs for Canada Milk-Vetch
0.5 cups
every 9

Canada Milk-Vetch 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 Canada Milk-Vetch in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Canada Milk-Vetch: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Canada Milk-Vetch love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Canada Milk-Vetch does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Canada Milk-Vetch in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Canada Milk-Vetch

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Canada Milk-Vetch: 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 Canada Milk-Vetch after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity

Care Summary for Canada Milk-Vetch

Canada Milk-Vetch


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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