Plant Care leopard's bane

leopard's bane


Doronicum orientale

How to care for leopard's bane


How often to water your leopard's bane

Water needs for leopard's bane
0.5 cups
every 9

leopard's bane 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 leopard's bane

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for leopard's bane in your home

Light needs and placement for plant leopard's bane: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

leopard's bane 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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How to fertilize leopard's bane

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

Difficulty Level

leopard's bane is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for leopard's bane

leopard's bane

leopard's bane

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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