Plant Care Ceratiola


About Ceratiola

Sandhill Rosemary is native to SE coastal states from SC to FL and west to MI. It is a dense, rounded shrub growing about 6 feet tall with short narrow needle-like leaves that have the aroma of rosemary. This plant is used in naturalized areas of sand dunes and habitat restoration.


Ceratiola ericoides

Also known as

Ceratiola, sand heath, sandhill-rosemary and Florida-rosemary

How to care for Ceratiola


How often to water your Ceratiola

Water needs for Ceratiola
0.5 cups
every 9

Ceratiola 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Ceratiola in your home

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

Ceratiola love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Ceratiola does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Ceratiola

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

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Ceratiola


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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