Plant Care Nepeta Racemosa

Nepeta Racemosa

Also known as

Dwarf catnip, Dwarf catnip and Raceme catnip


Nepeta racemosa

How to care for Nepeta Racemosa


How often to water your Nepeta Racemosa

Water needs for Nepeta Racemosa
0.5 cups
every 9

Nepeta Racemosa 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 Nepeta Racemosa

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dwarf catnip in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Nepeta Racemosa: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Nepeta Racemosa love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Nepeta Racemosa does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Nepeta Racemosa

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

Difficulty Level

Nepeta Racemosa is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Nepeta Racemosa

Nepeta Racemosa

Nepeta Racemosa

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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