Plant Care European Stoneseed

European Stoneseed

About European Stoneseed

European Stoneseed is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.


Lithospermum officinale

Also known as

Common gromwell and European stoneseed

How to care for European Stoneseed


How often to water your European Stoneseed

Water needs for European Stoneseed
0.5 cups
every 9

European Stoneseed needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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 European Stoneseed

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for European Stoneseed in Madison, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin

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Finding light for European Stoneseed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant European Stoneseed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

European Stoneseed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Madison, Wisconsin ⛅.

European Stoneseed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize European Stoneseed

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

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for European Stoneseed

European Stoneseed

European Stoneseed

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Madison, Wisconsin, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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