Plant Care Asthmaweed


Also known as

Fleabane, Flax-leaf fleabane, Wavy-leaf fleabane, Argentine fleabane and Hairy fleabane


Erigeron bonariensis

How to care for Asthmaweed


How often to water your Asthmaweed

Water needs for Asthmaweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Asthmaweed 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.

Calculate water needs of Asthmaweed

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Asthmaweed in your home

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

Asthmaweed 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Asthmaweed in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Asthmaweed

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

Care Summary for Asthmaweed



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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