Plant Care Annual Trampweed

Annual Trampweed


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How to care for Annual Trampweed


How often to water your Annual Trampweed

Water needs for Annual Trampweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Annual Trampweed needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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 Annual Trampweed in Madison, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin

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Finding light for Annual Trampweed in your home

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

Annual Trampweed 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 Madison, Wisconsin ⛅.


How to fertilize Annual Trampweed

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

Care Summary for Annual Trampweed

Annual Trampweed

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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