Plant Care Danish Scurvygrass

Danish Scurvygrass

Also known as

Greenland scurvygrass and Greenland cochlearia


Cochlearia groenlandica

How to care for Danish Scurvygrass


How often to water your Danish Scurvygrass

Water needs for Danish Scurvygrass
0.5 cups
every 9

Danish Scurvygrass 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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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 Scurvygrass in your home

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

Danish Scurvygrass 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 Danish Scurvygrass

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Danish Scurvygrass

Danish Scurvygrass

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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