Plant Care Geum Urbanum
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Geum Urbanum

Also known as

Wood avens, Wood avens, Herb bennet, Colewort and St. benedict's herb

Taxonomy

Geum urbanum
Geum
Rosaceae
Rosales

How to care for Geum Urbanum

Water

How often to water your Geum Urbanum

Water needs for Geum Urbanum
0.5 cups
every 9

Geum Urbanum 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 Geum Urbanum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Wood avens in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Geum Urbanum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Geum Urbanum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Geum Urbanum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Geum Urbanum

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

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Care Summary for Geum Urbanum

Geum Urbanum

Geum Urbanum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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