About American Burnweed
American Burnweed is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
American Burnweed likes soil that is well draining.
American Burnweed belongs to the Erechtites genus, and is native to the Americas.
Also known as
American fireweed, Malayan groundsel, burnweed and fireweed
How to care for American Burnweed
American Burnweed 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.
American Burnweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
American Burnweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of American Burnweed in your home 🏡.
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 American Burnweed after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.