Plant Care Drummond Milkvetch

Drummond Milkvetch

Also known as

Drummond's milk-vetch and Drummond's milkvetch


Astragalus drummondii

How to care for Drummond Milkvetch


How often to water your Drummond Milkvetch

Water needs for Drummond Milkvetch
0.5 cups
every 9

Drummond 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

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Finding light for Drummond Milkvetch in your home

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

Drummond Milkvetch love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Drummond Milkvetch does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Drummond Milkvetch

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Drummond Milkvetch

Drummond Milkvetch

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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