Plant Care Evening Stock

Evening Stock

Also known as

night-scented stock, night-scented stock, night-scented stock and evening stock


Matthiola longipetala

How to care for Evening Stock


How often to water your Evening Stock

Water needs for Evening Stock
0.5 cups
every 9

Evening Stock 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.

Calculate water needs of Evening Stock

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

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Finding light for night-scented stock in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Evening Stock: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Evening Stock love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Evening Stock does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Evening Stock in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Evening Stock

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Evening Stock

Evening Stock

Evening Stock

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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