Plant Care Common Marsh Bedstraw

Common Marsh Bedstraw

Also known as



Galium palustre

How to care for Common Marsh Bedstraw


How often to water your Common Marsh Bedstraw

Water needs for Common Marsh Bedstraw
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Marsh Bedstraw 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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Finding light for Common Marsh Bedstraw in your home

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

Common Marsh Bedstraw love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Common Marsh Bedstraw does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Common Marsh Bedstraw

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Common Marsh Bedstraw

Common Marsh Bedstraw

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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