Plant Care New England hawkweed

New England hawkweed

Also known as

New England hawkweed, European hawkweed and Savoy hawkweed


Hieracium sabaudum

How to care for New England hawkweed


How often to water your New England hawkweed

Water needs for New England hawkweed
0.5 cups
every 9

New England hawkweed 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 New England hawkweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant New England hawkweed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

New England hawkweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

New England hawkweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize New England hawkweed

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

Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for New England hawkweed

New England hawkweed

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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