Plant Care Dalmatian Toadflax

Dalmatian Toadflax

Also known as

Balkan toadflax and broadleaf toadflax

Taxonomy

Linaria dalmatica
Linaria
Plantaginaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Dalmatian Toadflax

💦 Water

How often to water your Dalmatian Toadflax

Water needs for Dalmatian Toadflax
0.5 cups
every 9

Dalmatian Toadflax 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 Dalmatian Toadflax

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Dalmatian Toadflax in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dalmatian Toadflax: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dalmatian Toadflax love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Dalmatian Toadflax does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Dalmatian Toadflax

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

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Dalmatian Toadflax prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Dalmatian Toadflax requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Dalmatian Toadflax Light Requirements →

Dalmatian Toadflax Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Dalmatian Toadflax does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

When and How to Successfully Repot Dalmatian Toadflax →


💩 Fertilizer

Dalmatian Toadflax should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

How Much and When to Fertilize Dalmatian Toadflax →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Dalmatian Toadflax

Dalmatian Toadflax

Dalmatian Toadflax


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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