Plant Care Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot

Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot

Also known as

Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot, Feathered Geranium, Chenopodium botrys and sticky goosefoot


Dysphania botrys

How to care for Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot


How often to water your Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot

Water needs for Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot
0.5 cups
every 9

Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Jacksonville, Florida.

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 Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

58% Medium

Finding light for Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Jacksonville, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot

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

Difficulty Level

Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot

Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot

Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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