Plant Care Galium Odoratum

Galium Odoratum

Also known as

Woodruff, Woodruff, Sweetscented bedstraw, Sweet woodruff, Wild baby's breath and Master of the woods

Taxonomy

Galium odoratum
Galium
Rubiaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Galium Odoratum

Water

How often to water your Galium Odoratum

Water needs for Galium Odoratum
0.5 cups
every 9

Galium Odoratum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in New York.

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 Galium Odoratum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

Plant care guide for Galium Odoratum in New York

New York, New York

72% Medium

Growing Galium Odoratum in New York right now

Light needs for plant Galium Odoratum in New York

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 7th, 2022

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in New York is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…

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Light needs for plant Galium Odoratum in New York

Sunlight will decrease by 33.8% ☀️

October 7th, 2022

New York is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New York is expected to decrease by 33.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.5 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Galium Odoratum in New York

Daylight will decrease by 2.0 hours 📉

October 7th, 2022

This month, New York is getting an average of 10.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 15.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Woodruff in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Galium Odoratum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Galium Odoratum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Galium Odoratum does not tolerate low light 🚫.

New York currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Galium Odoratum

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

When to repot Galium Odoratum

Nutrient needs for plant Galium Odoratum in New York

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

October 6th, 2022

The growing potential in New York is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot an…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

Galium Odoratum is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Galium Odoratum

Galium Odoratum

Galium Odoratum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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