Plant Care Dogbane Dyssodia

Dogbane Dyssodia

Also known as

dogweed, fetid dogweed, fetid marigold, fetid-marigold, prairie dogweed, stinking-marigold, Foetid marigold and stinking marigold

Taxonomy

Dyssodia papposa
Dyssodia
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Dogbane Dyssodia

Water

How often to water your Dogbane Dyssodia

Water needs for Dogbane Dyssodia
0.5 cups
every 9

Dogbane Dyssodia 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
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Dogbane Dyssodia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dogbane Dyssodia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dogbane Dyssodia 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 Dogbane Dyssodia

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

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Care Summary for Dogbane Dyssodia

Dogbane Dyssodia


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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