Plant Care Canadian Hawkweed

Canadian Hawkweed

Also known as

Canadian hawkweed, Canada hawkweed, narrowleaf hawkweed and northern hawkweed


Hieracium umbellatum

How to care for Canadian Hawkweed


How often to water your Canadian Hawkweed

Water needs for Canadian Hawkweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Canadian 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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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Canadian Hawkweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Canadian Hawkweed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Canadian Hawkweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Canadian Hawkweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Canadian Hawkweed

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

Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Canadian Hawkweed

Canadian 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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