Plant Care Blue Weed

Blue Weed

About Blue Weed

Blue Weed is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Blue Weed likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Euphorbia prostrata
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

Also known as

Prostrate spurge and Prostrate sandmat

How to care for Blue Weed

Water

How often to water your Blue Weed

Water needs for Blue Weed
0.5 cups
every 12

Blue Weed needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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 Blue Weed

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

Plant care guide for Blue Weed in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

31% Very Low

Growing Blue Weed in Louisville right now

Light needs for plant Blue Weed in Louisville, Kentucky

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 27th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Louisville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…

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Light needs for plant Blue Weed in Louisville, Kentucky

Sunlight will increase by 31.7% ☀️

January 27th, 2023

Louisville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Louisville is expected to increase by 31.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.8 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Blue Weed in Louisville, Kentucky

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

January 27th, 2023

This month, Louisville is getting an average of 6.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Blue Weed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue Weed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Blue Weed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.

Blue Weed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Blue Weed

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Blue Weed

Blue Weed

Blue Weed


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Louisville, Kentucky, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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