Also known as
Primula vulgaris, Primula vulgaris, Primrose, Common primrose, English primrose and primula
How to care for English Primrose
English Primrose needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Columbia, South Carolina.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 1st, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Columbia is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…
November 30th, 2021
Columbia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Columbia is expected to decrease by 23.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.0 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…
November 27th, 2021
This month, Columbia is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayl…
English Primrose may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.
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 English Primrose after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
December 1st, 2021
The growing potential in Columbia is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repo…