Plant Care European Yellow Lupine

European Yellow Lupine

About European Yellow Lupine

European Yellow Lupine 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.

European Yellow Lupine likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

European Yellow Lupine belongs to the Lupinus genus, and is native to Europe.


Lupinus luteus

Also known as

Lupino Amarillo

How to care for European Yellow Lupine


How often to water your European Yellow Lupine

Water needs for European Yellow Lupine
0.5 cups
every 9

European Yellow Lupine 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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Finding light for European Yellow Lupine in your home

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

European Yellow Lupine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

European Yellow Lupine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize European Yellow Lupine

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for European Yellow Lupine

European Yellow Lupine

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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