Plant Care European Bedstraw

European Bedstraw

Also known as

Galium articulatum, Galium articulatum pygmaeum, Galium boreale exoletum, Galium boreale mugodsharicum, Galium boreale rubioides, Galium dasypodum, Galium exoletum, Galium geniculatum, Galium mugodsharicum, Galium nervosum rubioides, Galium physocarpum, Galium praeboreale, Galium pygmaeum, Galium rubioides, Galium rubioides articulatum, Galium rubioides dasycarpum, Galium rubioides dasypodum, Galium rubioides eriophyllum, Galium ruboides, Galium ruboides publ, Galium salicifolium, Galium verticillatum leiocarpum and Galium volgense


Galium rubioides

How to care for European Bedstraw


How often to water your European Bedstraw

Water needs for European Bedstraw
0.5 cups
every 9

European 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

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Finding light for European Bedstraw in your home

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

European Bedstraw love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

European Bedstraw does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize European Bedstraw

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for European Bedstraw

European 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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