Plant Care Alpine Stitchwort

Alpine Stitchwort

Also known as

twinflower sandwort and twinflower stitchwort


Cherleria obtusiloba

How to care for Alpine Stitchwort


How often to water your Alpine Stitchwort

Water needs for Alpine Stitchwort
0.5 cups
every 9

Alpine Stitchwort 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

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Finding light for Alpine Stitchwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alpine Stitchwort: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alpine Stitchwort 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.

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How to fertilize Alpine Stitchwort

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

Care Summary for Alpine Stitchwort

Alpine Stitchwort

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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