Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot
Also known as
Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot, Feathered Geranium, Chenopodium botrys and sticky goosefoot
How to care for Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot
How often to water your Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot
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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot in your home
Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.
Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
How to fertilize Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot
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.
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!
Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.
Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!
Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot is a fast growing plant and may deplete the nutrients in its soil over time. Replenish them with a gentle organic fertilizer or compost every 1-2 months depending on your location and season. Fertilize more often during the growing season and in warmer and brighter climates.
Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.
The seeds of Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot can be used to grow new plants! After your plant flowers, any seeds that formed can be collected and germinated in potting soil.
Care Summary for Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot
Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.