Plant Care Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not

Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not

Also known as

arctic alpine forget-me-not and king-of-the-Alps


Eritrichium nanum

How to care for Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not


How often to water your Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not

Water needs for Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not
0.5 cups
every 9

Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Washington, District of Columbia.

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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Plant care guide for Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not in Washington, District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia

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Finding light for Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not 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 Washington, District of Columbia ⛅.


How to fertilize Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not: 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 Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not

Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Washington, District of Columbia, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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