Plant Care Mespilus germanica

Mespilus germanica

Also known as

Mespilus germanica, medlar and common medlar


Crataegus germanica

How to care for Mespilus germanica


How often to water your Mespilus germanica

Water needs for Mespilus germanica
0.5 cups
every 9

Mespilus germanica 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 Mespilus germanica

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 Mespilus germanica in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mespilus germanica: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mespilus germanica love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Mespilus germanica does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Mespilus germanica

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

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Care Summary for Mespilus germanica

Mespilus germanica

Mespilus germanica

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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