Plant Care Fringed Willowherb

Fringed Willowherb

Also known as

Northern Willowherb, Northern Willowherb, Fringed willowherb, American willowherb, Slender willow herb and Northern willow herb


Epilobium ciliatum

How to care for Fringed Willowherb


How often to water your Fringed Willowherb

Water needs for Fringed Willowherb
0.5 cups
every 9

Fringed Willowherb 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 Fringed Willowherb

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Northern Willowherb in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fringed Willowherb: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fringed Willowherb love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Fringed Willowherb does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Fringed Willowherb

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Fringed Willowherb

Fringed Willowherb

Fringed Willowherb

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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