Plant Care Corn Marigold

Corn Marigold


Coleostephus myconis

How to care for Corn Marigold


How often to water your Corn Marigold

Water needs for Corn Marigold
0.5 cups
every 9

Corn Marigold needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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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Plant care guide for Corn Marigold in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Finding light for Corn Marigold in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Corn Marigold: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Corn Marigold may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Colorado Springs, Colorado ⛅.


How to fertilize Corn Marigold

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

Care Summary for Corn Marigold

Corn Marigold

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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