Plant Care Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce

Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce

Also known as

narrowleaf miner's lettuce and narrow-leafed montia

Taxonomy

Montia linearis
Montia
Montiaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce

Water

How often to water your Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce

Water needs for Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce
0.5 cups
every 9

Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce 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.

Calculate water needs of Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce: 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 Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce

Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce

Narrowleaf Miner's Lettuce


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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