Plant Care Butter Daisy

Butter Daisy

Also known as

Golden Crownbeard, Golden Crownbeard, golden crownbeard, gold weed, wild sunflower, cowpen daisy, butter daisy, crown-beard, American dogweed and South African daisy


Verbesina encelioides

How to care for Butter Daisy


How often to water your Butter Daisy

Water needs for Butter Daisy
0.5 cups
every 9

Butter Daisy 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 Butter Daisy

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Golden Crownbeard in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Butter Daisy: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Butter Daisy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Butter Daisy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Butter Daisy

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Butter Daisy

Butter Daisy

Butter Daisy

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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