Plant Care Teddy Bear Sunflower
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Teddy Bear Sunflower

Taxonomy

Helianthus annuus 'Teddy Bear'
Helianthus
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Teddy Bear Sunflower

Water

How often to water your Teddy Bear Sunflower

Water needs for Teddy Bear Sunflower
0.5 cups
every 9

Teddy Bear Sunflower 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 Teddy Bear Sunflower

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 Teddy Bear Sunflower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Teddy Bear Sunflower: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Teddy Bear Sunflower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Teddy Bear Sunflower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Teddy Bear Sunflower in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Teddy Bear Sunflower

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

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Care Summary for Teddy Bear Sunflower

Teddy Bear Sunflower

Teddy Bear Sunflower


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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