Plant Care Forget-Me-Not
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Forget-Me-Not

4.3 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Forget-Me-Not has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Forget-Me-Not has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Also known as

True forget-me-not, True forget-me-not, Forget-me-not and Water forget-me-not

Taxonomy

Myosotis scorpioides
Myosotis
Boraginaceae
Boraginales

How to care for Forget-Me-Not

Water

How often to water your Forget-Me-Not

Water needs for Forget-Me-Not
0.5 cups
every 9

Forget-Me-Not 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 Forget-Me-Not

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for True forget-me-not in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Forget-Me-Not: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Forget-Me-Not love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Forget-Me-Not does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Forget-Me-Not in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Forget-Me-Not

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Forget-Me-Not: 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 Forget-Me-Not after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Forget-Me-Not

Forget-Me-Not

Forget-Me-Not


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Forget-Me-Not has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Forget-Me-Not has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Forget-Me-Not has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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@Playboyfox
leaf-1 0 Plants
xp 37 XP
05/21/2021

Cutest thing ever, I’m in love.

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@Rebecca
leaf-1 32 Plants
xp 1,719 XP
04/27/2021

Mine still a seedling but I’m amazed how well it’s doing. Can’t wait to see it grow

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