Plant Care Curly-Cup Gumweed

Curly-Cup Gumweed

Also known as

curlycup gumweed, curlytop gumweed, grindelia, gumweed, rosinweed and tarweed


Grindelia squarrosa

How to care for Curly-Cup Gumweed


How often to water your Curly-Cup Gumweed

Water needs for Curly-Cup Gumweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Curly-Cup Gumweed 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 Curly-Cup Gumweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Curly-Cup Gumweed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Curly-Cup Gumweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Curly-Cup Gumweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Curly-Cup Gumweed

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Curly-Cup Gumweed: 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 Curly-Cup Gumweed after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Curly-Cup Gumweed

Curly-Cup Gumweed

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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