Giant crego aster
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About Giant crego aster
Callistephus chinensis, or China aster, is a cool weather annual with many cultivars and colors to choose from. It grows easily in rich, moist, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. China aster displays showy, 3-5-inch diameter blooms from early summer to fall. It can be prone to aphids, spider mites, leafhoppers, wilt, or stem rot.
Also known as
China aster, Callistephus and Annual aster
How to care for Giant crego aster
Giant crego aster needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Giant crego aster love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Giant crego aster does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Giant crego aster after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.