Plant Care Common Cudweed

Common Cudweed

Also known as

Filago arvensoides, Filago canescens, Filago germanica, Filago germanica albida, Filago germanica canescens, Filago germanica furcata, Filago germanica germanica, Filago germanica numidica, Filago germanica prostrata, Filago lutescens canescens, Filago pyramidata canescens, Filago vulgaris, Filago vulgaris vulgaris, Gifola canescens, Gifola germanica and Impia germanica


Filago germanica

How to care for Common Cudweed


How often to water your Common Cudweed

Water needs for Common Cudweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Cudweed 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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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 Common Cudweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Cudweed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Common Cudweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Common Cudweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Common Cudweed

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Common Cudweed

Common Cudweed

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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