Plant Care Fernleaf Biscuitroot

Fernleaf Biscuitroot


Lomatium dissectum

How to care for Fernleaf Biscuitroot


How often to water your Fernleaf Biscuitroot

Water needs for Fernleaf Biscuitroot
0.5 cups
every 9

Fernleaf Biscuitroot needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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.

Plant care guide for Fernleaf Biscuitroot in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

28% Very Low

Growing Fernleaf Biscuitroot in Boston right now

Light needs for plant Fernleaf Biscuitroot in Boston, Massachusetts

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 29th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boston is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Fernleaf Biscuitroot in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunlight will increase by 41.4% ☀️

January 29th, 2023

Boston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to increase by 41.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Fernleaf Biscuitroot in Boston, Massachusetts

Daylight will increase by 1.1 hours 📈

January 28th, 2023

This month, Boston is getting an average of 6.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 12% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for Fernleaf Biscuitroot in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fernleaf Biscuitroot: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Fernleaf Biscuitroot may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Boston, Massachusetts ⛅.


How to fertilize Fernleaf Biscuitroot

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

When to repot Fernleaf Biscuitroot

Nutrient needs for plant Fernleaf Biscuitroot in Boston, Massachusetts

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 29th, 2023

The growing potential in Boston is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot …

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Care Summary for Fernleaf Biscuitroot

Fernleaf Biscuitroot

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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