Plant Care Croatian Star-Thistle

Croatian Star-Thistle

Also known as

Acrocentron salonitanum, Centaurea collina macracantha, Centaurea latisquama, Centaurea latisquama latisquama, Centaurea liliniea, Centaurea rubriflora, Centaurea salonitana macracantha, Centaurea salonitana salonitana, Centaurea salonitana subinermis, Centaurea stribrnyi and Colymbada salonitana


Centaurea salonitana

How to care for Croatian Star-Thistle


How often to water your Croatian Star-Thistle

Water needs for Croatian Star-Thistle
0.5 cups
every 9

Croatian Star-Thistle 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

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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 Croatian Star-Thistle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Croatian Star-Thistle: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Croatian Star-Thistle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Croatian Star-Thistle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Croatian Star-Thistle in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Croatian Star-Thistle

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Croatian Star-Thistle: 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 Croatian Star-Thistle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Croatian Star-Thistle

Croatian Star-Thistle

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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