Plant Care Jupiter's Beard
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Jupiter's Beard

Also known as

Red valerian, Red valerian, Spur valerian, Kiss-me-quick, Fox's brush, Devil's beard and Jupiter's beard

Taxonomy

Centranthus ruber
Centranthus
Caprifoliaceae
Dipsacales

How to care for Jupiter's Beard

Water

How often to water your Jupiter's Beard

Water needs for Jupiter's Beard
0.5 cups
every 9

Jupiter's Beard 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 Jupiter's Beard

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Red valerian in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Jupiter's Beard: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Jupiter's Beard love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Jupiter's Beard does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Jupiter's Beard in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Jupiter's Beard

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Jupiter's Beard: 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 Jupiter's Beard after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Jupiter's Beard is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Jupiter's Beard

Jupiter's Beard

Jupiter's Beard


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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