About Bowman's Root
Bowman’s root is a perennial flowering plant in the Rosaceae or rose family. It is native to the eastern United States and Canada and spans from southern Ontario to Georgia. It can also be found west to Kentucky, Arkansas, and Louisiana. It blooms with five-petaled white flowers on wiry red stems from late spring to early summer.
Also known as
Bowman's root and Indian physic
How to care for Bowman's Root
Bowman's Root needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Bowman's Root love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Bowman's Root does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Bowman's Root after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.