Plant Care Bulbous Bittercress

Bulbous Bittercress

Also known as

bulbous bittercress and spring cress


Cardamine bulbosa

How to care for Bulbous Bittercress


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 located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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

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Plant care guide for Bulbous Bittercress in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.

Bulbous Bittercress does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Louisville, Kentucky, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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