Plant Care Field Holly

Field Holly

Also known as

field holly, field eryngo and Watling Street thistle

Taxonomy

Eryngium campestre
Eryngium
Apiaceae
Apiales

How to care for Field Holly

Water

How often to water your Field Holly

Water needs for Field Holly
0.5 cups
every 9

Field Holly 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?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Field Holly in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Field Holly: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Field Holly love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Field Holly does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Field Holly

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

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Care Summary for Field Holly

Field Holly


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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