Plant Care Alpine Golden Buckwheat

Alpine Golden Buckwheat

Also known as

yellow buckwheat, alpine golden wild buckwheat, yellow umbrella-plant and yellow wild buckwheat

Taxonomy

Eriogonum flavum
Eriogonum
Polygonaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Alpine Golden Buckwheat

Water

How often to water your Alpine Golden Buckwheat

Water needs for Alpine Golden Buckwheat
0.5 cups
every 9

Alpine Golden Buckwheat 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Alpine Golden Buckwheat in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alpine Golden Buckwheat: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Alpine Golden Buckwheat love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Alpine Golden Buckwheat does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Alpine Golden Buckwheat

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Alpine Golden Buckwheat

Alpine Golden Buckwheat


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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