About Common Cow-Wheat
This hemiparasite is found in woods, scrub, heaths and upland moorlands on well-drained, nutrient-poor acidic soils. It is more rarely found in scrub, hedgerows and deciduous woodland on chalk and limestone. The large seeds are distributed by ants.
How to care for Common Cow-Wheat
Common Cow-Wheat needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Common Cow-Wheat 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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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 Common Cow-Wheat after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.