Plant Care Alba Bleeding Heart

Alba Bleeding Heart

Taxonomy

Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba'
Dicentra
Papaveraceae
Ranunculales

How to care for Alba Bleeding Heart

Water

How often to water your Alba Bleeding Heart

Water needs for Alba Bleeding Heart
0.5 cups
every 9

Alba Bleeding Heart 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 Alba Bleeding Heart

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Alba Bleeding Heart in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alba Bleeding Heart: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alba Bleeding Heart 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Alba Bleeding Heart

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

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Care Summary for Alba Bleeding Heart

Alba Bleeding Heart

Alba Bleeding Heart


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.

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