Plant Care Glechoma Hederacea

Glechoma Hederacea

Also known as

Creeping charlie, Creeping charlie, Ground-ivy, Gill-over-the-ground, Alehoof, Tunhoof, Catsfoot, Field balm, Run-away-robin and Creeping jenny


Glechoma hederacea

How to care for Glechoma Hederacea


How often to water your Glechoma Hederacea

Water needs for Glechoma Hederacea
0.5 cups
every 9

Glechoma Hederacea 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 Glechoma Hederacea

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Creeping charlie in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Glechoma Hederacea: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Glechoma Hederacea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Glechoma Hederacea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Glechoma Hederacea

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

Difficulty Level

Glechoma Hederacea can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Glechoma Hederacea

Glechoma Hederacea

Glechoma Hederacea

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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