Plant Care Fountain Thistle

Fountain Thistle

Taxonomy

Cirsium fontinale
Cirsium
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Fountain Thistle

Water

How often to water your Fountain Thistle

Water needs for Fountain Thistle
0.5 cups
every 9

Fountain Thistle needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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?

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5"
Light

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Plant care guide for Fountain Thistle in Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

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Finding light for Fountain Thistle in your home

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

Fountain Thistle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.

Fountain Thistle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Fountain Thistle

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

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Care Summary for Fountain Thistle

Fountain Thistle


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Nashville, Tennessee, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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