Plant Care Centranthus Ruber

Centranthus Ruber

Also known as

Red valerian, Red valerian, Spur valerian, Kiss-me-quick, Fox's brush, Devil's beard and Jupiter's beard

Taxonomy

Centranthus ruber
Centranthus
Caprifoliaceae
Dipsacales

How to care for Centranthus Ruber

Water

How often to water your Centranthus Ruber

Water needs for Centranthus Ruber
0.5 cups
every 9

Centranthus Ruber 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 Red valerian in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Centranthus Ruber: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Centranthus Ruber love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Centranthus Ruber does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Centranthus Ruber

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Centranthus Ruber is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Toxicity
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Centranthus Ruber

Centranthus Ruber


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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