Plant Care Sweet william
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Sweet william

4.8 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Sweet william has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Sweet william has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Dianthus barbatus
Dianthus
Caryophyllaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Sweet william

Water

How often to water your Sweet william

Water needs for Sweet william
0.5 cups
every 9

Sweet william 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 Sweet william

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Sweet william in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sweet william: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Sweet william 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.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Sweet william

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

Care Summary for Sweet william

Sweet william

Sweet william


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Sweet william has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 4
Sweet william has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Sweet william has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Sweet william has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Sweet william has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Sweet william has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
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globe Oak Grove, Kentucky
06/10/2021

Vibrant colors and beautiful mounds of blooms that will begin in early spring lasting through early winter.

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor

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