White Horehound is a deciduous herb in the mint family that is native to Europe, Asia and Africa. It has naturalized in much of north and south America. Flowers bloom June to September. It prefers full sun in sandy dry soil with an acidic to neutral pH.
Also known as
White horehound and Common horehound
How to care for Horehound
Horehound needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tallahassee, Florida.
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November 27th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Tallahassee is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
November 23rd, 2021
Tallahassee is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Tallahassee is expected to decrease by 22.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy pe…
November 26th, 2021
This month, Tallahassee is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …
Horehound love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Horehound does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Tallahassee, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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 Horehound after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.