Plant Care Bur Medick

Bur Medick

Also known as

bur medick, little bur-clover, woolly bur medick, little bur medick, little medick and small medick

Taxonomy

Medicago minima
Medicago
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Bur Medick

Water

How often to water your Bur Medick

Water needs for Bur Medick
0.5 cups
every 9

Bur Medick 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Bur Medick in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bur Medick: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bur Medick love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bur Medick does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bur Medick in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bur Medick

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

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Care Summary for Bur Medick

Bur Medick


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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