Plant Care Danish Scurvy Grass

Danish Scurvy Grass

About Danish Scurvy Grass

Danish Scurvy Grass is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.


Cochlearia danica

Also known as

Danish scurvygrass

How to care for Danish Scurvy Grass


How often to water your Danish Scurvy Grass

Water needs for Danish Scurvy Grass
0.5 cups
every 9

Danish Scurvy Grass 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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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 Danish Scurvy Grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Danish Scurvy Grass: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Danish Scurvy Grass 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 Danish Scurvy Grass in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Danish Scurvy Grass

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Danish Scurvy Grass

Danish Scurvy Grass

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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