Plant Care Descurainia tanacetifolia

Descurainia tanacetifolia

Also known as

Descurainia tanacetifolia, tansy-leaved rocket and Hugueninia


Hugueninia tanacetifolia

How to care for Descurainia tanacetifolia


How often to water your Descurainia tanacetifolia

Water needs for Descurainia tanacetifolia
0.5 cups
every 9

Descurainia tanacetifolia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Descurainia tanacetifolia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Descurainia tanacetifolia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Descurainia tanacetifolia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Descurainia tanacetifolia

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

Care Summary for Descurainia tanacetifolia

Descurainia tanacetifolia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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