Plant Care Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage

Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage

Also known as

Iowa golden saxifrage and Alternate-leaved golden-saxifrage

Taxonomy

Chrysosplenium alternifolium
Chrysosplenium
Saxifragaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage

Water

How often to water your Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage

Water needs for Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage
0.5 cups
every 9

Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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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 Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage: 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 Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage

Alternate-leaf golden saxifrage


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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