Plant Care greater knapweed

greater knapweed

About greater knapweed

greater knapweed is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

greater knapweed likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Centaurea scabiosa
Centaurea
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for greater knapweed

Water

How often to water your greater knapweed

Water needs for greater knapweed
0.5 cups
every 9

greater knapweed 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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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 greater knapweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant greater knapweed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

greater knapweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

greater knapweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize greater knapweed

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

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Care Summary for greater knapweed

greater knapweed


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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