Plant Care Giant Woollystar

Giant Woollystar

Also known as

giant woollystar and Santa Ana River woollystar


Eriastrum densifolium

How to care for Giant Woollystar


How often to water your Giant Woollystar

Water needs for Giant Woollystar
0.5 cups
every 9

Giant Woollystar 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

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Finding light for Giant Woollystar in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Giant Woollystar: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Giant Woollystar 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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How to fertilize Giant Woollystar

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

Water Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Giant Woollystar

Giant Woollystar

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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