Plant Care Curly Dock

Curly Dock

Also known as

Curled Dock, Curled Dock, Curly dock and Yellow dock


Rumex crispus

How to care for Curly Dock


How often to water your Curly Dock

Water needs for Curly Dock
0.5 cups
every 9

Curly Dock 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 Curly Dock

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 Curled Dock in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Curly Dock: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Curly Dock love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Curly Dock does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Curly Dock

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

Difficulty Level

Curly Dock can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Curly Dock

Curly Dock

Curly Dock

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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