Plant Care bulbous bittercress

bulbous bittercress

Also known as

bulbous bittercress and spring cress

Taxonomy

Cardamine bulbosa
Cardamine
Brassicaceae
Brassicales

How to care for bulbous bittercress

Water

How often to water your bulbous bittercress

Water needs for bulbous bittercress
0.5 cups
every 9

bulbous bittercress 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 bulbous bittercress in your home

Light needs and placement for plant bulbous bittercress: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

bulbous bittercress love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

bulbous bittercress does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize bulbous bittercress

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

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Care Summary for bulbous bittercress

bulbous bittercress


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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