Plant Care Desert Sweet

Desert Sweet

Also known as

fernbush

Taxonomy

Chamaebatiaria millefolium
Chamaebatiaria
Rosaceae
Rosales

How to care for Desert Sweet

💦 Water

How often to water your Desert Sweet

Water needs for Desert Sweet
0.5 cups
every 9

Desert Sweet 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?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Desert Sweet in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Desert Sweet: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Desert Sweet may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Desert Sweet

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

Care Summary for Desert Sweet

Desert Sweet


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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