Plant Care Eyebright


Also known as

Bartsia imbricata, Euphrasia agrestis, Euphrasia alpina, Euphrasia cantalensis, Euphrasia capitulata, Euphrasia carniolica, Euphrasia cebennensis, Euphrasia cuprea, Euphrasia cuspidatissima, Euphrasia danica, Euphrasia depauperata, Euphrasia ericetorum, Euphrasia exigua, Euphrasia filifolia, Euphrasia hirtella fennica, Euphrasia lapeyrousii, Euphrasia laxa, Euphrasia maculata, Euphrasia maialis, Euphrasia minima, Euphrasia multicuspidata, Euphrasia nebulosa, Euphrasia nemorosa cebennensis, Euphrasia nemorosa rigidula, Euphrasia officianalis anglica, Euphrasia officianalis montana, Euphrasia officianalis rostkoviana, Euphrasia officinalis grandiflora, Euphrasia officinalis maialis, Euphrasia officinalis montana, Euphrasia officinalis pratensis, Euphrasia officinalis pygmaea, Euphrasia officinalis rostkoviana, Euphrasia parvula, Euphrasia praerostkoviana, Euphrasia pratensis, Euphrasia puberula, Euphrasia pubibunda, Euphrasia pumila, Euphrasia pygmaea, Euphrasia ramosa, Euphrasia rigidula, Euphrasia rostkoviana, Euphrasia rostkoviana campestris, Euphrasia rostkoviana cantalensis, Euphrasia rostkoviana kreiselii, Euphrasia rostkoviana montana, Euphrasia rostkoviana nebulosa, Euphrasia rostkoviana pratensis, Euphrasia rostkoviana rostkoviana, Euphrasia salisburgensis cupreus, Euphrasia salisburgensis soyeri, Euphrasia saxatilis, Euphrasia sintenisii, Euphrasia soyeri, Euphrasia stricta, Euphrasia subalpina, Euphrasia tatarica cebennensis, Euphrasia tatarica ericetorum, Euphrasia uliginosa, Euphrasia vulgaris, Odontites caucasica and Odontites caucasicus


Euphrasia officinalis

How to care for Eyebright


How often to water your Eyebright

Water needs for Eyebright
0.5 cups
every 9

Eyebright 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

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Finding light for Eyebright in your home

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

Eyebright 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.

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How to fertilize Eyebright

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Eyebright


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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