Plant Care Prairie Dogshade

Prairie Dogshade

Also known as

Cynosciadium pinnatum pumilum, Cynosciadium pumilum and Oenanthe pumila


Limnosciadium pumilum

How to care for Prairie Dogshade


How often to water your Prairie Dogshade

Water needs for Prairie Dogshade
0.5 cups
every 9

Prairie Dogshade 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 Prairie Dogshade in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Prairie Dogshade: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Prairie Dogshade 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Prairie Dogshade in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Prairie Dogshade

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

Care Summary for Prairie Dogshade

Prairie Dogshade

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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