Plant Care Canadian Goldenrod

Canadian Goldenrod

Also known as

Rough Canada Goldenrod, Rough Canada Goldenrod, Harger's goldenrod, Shorthair goldenrod, Canada goldenrod and Canadian goldenrod


Solidago canadensis

How to care for Canadian Goldenrod


How often to water your Canadian Goldenrod

Water needs for Canadian Goldenrod
0.5 cups
every 9

Canadian Goldenrod 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 Canadian Goldenrod

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Rough Canada Goldenrod in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Canadian Goldenrod: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Canadian Goldenrod love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Canadian Goldenrod does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Canadian Goldenrod

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

Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Canadian Goldenrod

Canadian Goldenrod

Canadian Goldenrod

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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