Plant Care Bristly hawkbit

Bristly hawkbit

Also known as

Rough hawkbit

Taxonomy

Leontodon hispidus
Leontodon
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Bristly hawkbit

Water

How often to water your Bristly hawkbit

Water needs for Bristly hawkbit
0.5 cups
every 9

Bristly hawkbit 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Bristly hawkbit in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bristly hawkbit: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bristly hawkbit 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Bristly hawkbit

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

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Care Summary for Bristly hawkbit

Bristly hawkbit


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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