Plant Care Sticky chickweed
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Sticky chickweed

Also known as

Sticky mouse-ear chickweed and Clammy chickweed

Taxonomy

Cerastium glomeratum
Cerastium
Caryophyllaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Sticky chickweed

Water

How often to water your Sticky chickweed

Water needs for Sticky chickweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Sticky chickweed 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.

Calculate water needs of Sticky chickweed

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

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 Sticky chickweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sticky chickweed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Sticky chickweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Sticky chickweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Sticky chickweed

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

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Care Summary for Sticky chickweed

Sticky chickweed

Sticky chickweed


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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