Plant Care Douglas' Milkvetch

Douglas' Milkvetch

Also known as

Jacumba milkvetch

Taxonomy

Astragalus douglasii
Astragalus
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Douglas' Milkvetch

Water

How often to water your Douglas' Milkvetch

Water needs for Douglas' Milkvetch
0.5 cups
every 9

Douglas' Milkvetch 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 Douglas' Milkvetch in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Douglas' Milkvetch: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Douglas' Milkvetch love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Douglas' Milkvetch does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Douglas' Milkvetch

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

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Care Summary for Douglas' Milkvetch

Douglas' Milkvetch


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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