Plant Care alpine gypsophila
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alpine gypsophila

Also known as

alpine gypsophila and creeping baby's breath

Taxonomy

Gypsophila repens
Gypsophila
Caryophyllaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for alpine gypsophila

Water

How often to water your alpine gypsophila

Water needs for alpine gypsophila
0.5 cups
every 9

alpine gypsophila 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 alpine gypsophila

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for alpine gypsophila in your home

Light needs and placement for plant alpine gypsophila: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

alpine gypsophila love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

alpine gypsophila does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize alpine gypsophila

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for alpine gypsophila

alpine gypsophila

alpine gypsophila


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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