Plant Care nineleaf biscuitroot

nineleaf biscuitroot

About nineleaf biscuitroot

nineleaf biscuitroot is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

nineleaf biscuitroot belongs to the lomatium genus, and is native to Western North America.

Taxonomy

Lomatium triternatum
Lomatium
Apiaceae
Apiales

How to care for nineleaf biscuitroot

Water

How often to water your nineleaf biscuitroot

Water needs for nineleaf biscuitroot
0.5 cups
every 9

nineleaf biscuitroot 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
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for nineleaf biscuitroot in your home

Light needs and placement for plant nineleaf biscuitroot: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

nineleaf biscuitroot may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize nineleaf biscuitroot

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

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Care Summary for nineleaf biscuitroot

nineleaf biscuitroot


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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