Plant Care Cowpen Daisy

Cowpen Daisy

Also known as

Golden Crownbeard, Golden Crownbeard, golden crownbeard, gold weed, wild sunflower, cowpen daisy, butter daisy, crown-beard, American dogweed and South African daisy


Verbesina encelioides

How to care for Cowpen Daisy


How often to water your Cowpen Daisy

Water needs for Cowpen Daisy
0.5 cups
every 9

Cowpen Daisy 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.

Calculate water needs of Cowpen Daisy

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Golden Crownbeard in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cowpen Daisy: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cowpen Daisy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Cowpen Daisy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cowpen Daisy in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Cowpen Daisy

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Cowpen Daisy

Cowpen Daisy

Cowpen Daisy

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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