Plant Care Asian Flax

Asian Flax

Also known as

Austrian flax


Linum austriacum

How to care for Asian Flax


How often to water your Asian Flax

Water needs for Asian Flax
0.5 cups
every 9

Asian Flax 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Asian Flax in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Asian Flax: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Asian Flax love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Asian Flax does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Asian Flax

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Asian Flax

Asian Flax

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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