Plant Care Baptisia Australis
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Baptisia Australis

Also known as

Blue wild indigo, Blue wild indigo, Blue wild indigo and Blue false indigo

Taxonomy

Baptisia australis
Baptisia
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Baptisia Australis

Water

How often to water your Baptisia Australis

Water needs for Baptisia Australis
0.5 cups
every 9

Baptisia Australis 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 Baptisia Australis

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Blue wild indigo in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Baptisia Australis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Baptisia Australis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Baptisia Australis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Baptisia Australis

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Baptisia Australis is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Propagation

Care Summary for Baptisia Australis

Baptisia Australis

Baptisia Australis


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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