About Cat's Ear
Cat's Ear is a perennial weed from Eurasia in the aster family. It has naturalized on every continent except Antarctica. Cat's Ear tolerates a wide range of conditions and readily grows in most soil types. It produces many seeds per plant per year and each seed can become a mature plant in 2 months.
Also known as
Cat's-ear, Cat's ear, Catsear, Flatweed, Hairy cat's ear and False dandelion
How to care for Cat's Ear
Cat's Ear 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.
Cat's Ear love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Cat's Ear does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Cat's Ear after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.