Also known as
Common Sowthistle, Sow thistle, Common sowthistle, Smooth sow thistle, Annual sow thistle, Hare's colwort, Hare's thistle, Milky tassel, Milk thistle, Soft thistle and Swinies
How to care for Common Sowthistle
Common Sowthistle 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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Common Sowthistle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Common Sowthistle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Common Sowthistle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.