Plant Care Whitehead Bogbutton

Whitehead Bogbutton

Also known as

Eriocaulon villosum, Lachnocaulon anceps glabrescens, Lachnocaulon floridanum, Lachnocaulon glabrum and Lachnocaulon michauxii


Lachnocaulon anceps

How to care for Whitehead Bogbutton


How often to water your Whitehead Bogbutton

Water needs for Whitehead Bogbutton
0.5 cups
every 9

Whitehead Bogbutton 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 Whitehead Bogbutton in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Whitehead Bogbutton: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Whitehead Bogbutton 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 Whitehead Bogbutton

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

Care Summary for Whitehead Bogbutton

Whitehead Bogbutton

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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