Plant Care Ballast Toadflax

Ballast Toadflax

Also known as

Antirrhinum praecox, Antirrhinum sparteum, Antirrhinum virgatulum, Linaria juncea expansa, Linaria juncea praecox, Linaria juncea spartea, Linaria meonantha, Linaria spartea, Linaria spartea brevipes, Linaria spartea expansa, Linaria spartea flaviflora, Linaria spartea meonantha, Linaria spartea praecox, Linaria spartea ramosissima, Linaria spartea virgatula, Linaria triquetra and Linaria virgatula


Linaria spartea

How to care for Ballast Toadflax


How often to water your Ballast Toadflax

Water needs for Ballast Toadflax
0.5 cups
every 9

Ballast 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Ballast Toadflax in your home

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

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

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

Ballast Toadflax does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Ballast Toadflax

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Ballast Toadflax

Ballast Toadflax

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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