Plant Care Lamium Amplexicaule

Lamium Amplexicaule

Also known as

Henbit Dead-Nettle, Henbit Dead-Nettle, Henbit deadnettle, Common henbit and Greater henbit


Lamium amplexicaule

How to care for Lamium Amplexicaule


How often to water your Lamium Amplexicaule

Water needs for Lamium Amplexicaule
0.5 cups
every 9

Lamium Amplexicaule 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 Lamium Amplexicaule

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Henbit Dead-Nettle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lamium Amplexicaule: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Lamium Amplexicaule 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 Lamium Amplexicaule

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

Difficulty Level

Lamium Amplexicaule 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
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Lamium Amplexicaule

Lamium Amplexicaule

Lamium Amplexicaule

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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