Plant Care Alpine Bog Laurel

Alpine Bog Laurel

Also known as

alpine laurel, bog-laurel and western bog laurel


Kalmia microphylla

How to care for Alpine Bog Laurel


How often to water your Alpine Bog Laurel

Water needs for Alpine Bog Laurel
0.5 cups
every 9

Alpine Bog Laurel 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 Alpine Bog Laurel in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alpine Bog Laurel: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Alpine Bog Laurel love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Alpine Bog Laurel does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Alpine Bog Laurel

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Alpine Bog Laurel

Alpine Bog Laurel

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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