Plant Care Bush Poppy

Bush Poppy

Also known as

bush poppy and tree poppy


Dendromecon rigida

How to care for Bush Poppy


How often to water your Bush Poppy

Water needs for Bush Poppy
0.5 cups
every 9

Bush Poppy needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Dallas, Texas.

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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Plant care guide for Bush Poppy in Dallas, Texas

Dallas, Texas

54% Low

Finding light for Bush Poppy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bush Poppy: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bush Poppy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Dallas, Texas ⛅.

Bush Poppy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Bush Poppy

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Bush Poppy

Bush Poppy

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Dallas, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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