Plant Care Alpine bartsia

Alpine bartsia

Also known as

Velvetbells

Taxonomy

Bartsia alpina
Bartsia
Orobanchaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Alpine bartsia

Water

How often to water your Alpine bartsia

Water needs for Alpine bartsia
0.5 cups
every 9

Alpine bartsia 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 Alpine bartsia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alpine bartsia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alpine bartsia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Alpine bartsia

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

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Care Summary for Alpine bartsia

Alpine bartsia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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