Plant Care Foetid Hawk's-Beard

Foetid Hawk's-Beard

Also known as

Stinking hawksbeard


Crepis foetida

How to care for Foetid Hawk's-Beard


How often to water your Foetid Hawk's-Beard

Water needs for Foetid Hawk's-Beard
0.5 cups
every 9

Foetid Hawk's-Beard 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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Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Foetid Hawk's-Beard in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Foetid Hawk's-Beard: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Foetid Hawk's-Beard 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 Foetid Hawk's-Beard

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Foetid Hawk's-Beard: 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 Foetid Hawk's-Beard after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Foetid Hawk's-Beard

Foetid Hawk's-Beard

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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