Plant Care willow primrose

willow primrose

Also known as

willow primrose and wingleaf primrose-willow


Ludwigia decurrens

How to care for willow primrose


How often to water your willow primrose

Water needs for willow primrose
0.5 cups
every 9

willow primrose 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 willow primrose in your home

Light needs and placement for plant willow primrose: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

willow primrose love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

willow primrose does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize willow primrose

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for willow primrose

willow primrose

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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