Plant Care Alaskan Mountain-Avens

Alaskan Mountain-Avens

Also known as

Kamtschatca mountain-avens, White dryad, Mountain avens, Eightpetal mountain-avens and White dryas


Dryas octopetala

How to care for Alaskan Mountain-Avens


How often to water your Alaskan Mountain-Avens

Water needs for Alaskan Mountain-Avens
0.5 cups
every 9

Alaskan Mountain-Avens 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Alaskan Mountain-Avens in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alaskan Mountain-Avens: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Alaskan Mountain-Avens love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Alaskan Mountain-Avens does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Alaskan Mountain-Avens in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Alaskan Mountain-Avens

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Alaskan Mountain-Avens: 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 Alaskan Mountain-Avens after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Alaskan Mountain-Avens

Alaskan Mountain-Avens

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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