Plant Care Closed Gentian

Closed Gentian

Also known as

closed bottle gentian, closed gentian, Andrews' bottle gentian, Andrews' gentian and closed blue gentian


Gentiana andrewsii

How to care for Closed Gentian


How often to water your Closed Gentian

Water needs for Closed Gentian
0.5 cups
every 9

Closed Gentian 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 Closed Gentian in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Closed Gentian: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Closed Gentian love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Closed Gentian does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Closed Gentian

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

Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Closed Gentian

Closed Gentian

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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