Plant Care Blue Hound's Tongue

Blue Hound's Tongue

Also known as

blue hound's-tongue


Cynoglossum creticum

How to care for Blue Hound's Tongue


How often to water your Blue Hound's Tongue

Water needs for Blue Hound's Tongue
0.5 cups
every 9

Blue Hound's Tongue 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Blue Hound's Tongue in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue Hound's Tongue: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Blue Hound's Tongue love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Blue Hound's Tongue does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Blue Hound's Tongue

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blue Hound's Tongue: 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 Blue Hound's Tongue after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Blue Hound's Tongue

Blue Hound's Tongue

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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