Plant Care Alpine Pennycress

Alpine Pennycress

Also known as

Crucifera caerulescens, Noccaea caerulescens caerulescens, Noccaea caerulescens calaminaris, Noccaea caerulescens merinoi, Noccaea caerulescens sylvestris, Noccaea caerulescens tatrense, Noccaea coerulescens, Noccaea montana villarsiana, Noccaea oligosperma, Pterotropis gaudiniana, Pterotropis sylvestris, Thlaspi alpestre alpestre, Thlaspi alpestre calaminare, Thlaspi alpestre gaudinianum, Thlaspi alpestre merinoi, Thlaspi alpestre sylvestre, Thlaspi alpestre tatrense, Thlaspi alpestre tunense, Thlaspi alpestre vogesiacum, Thlaspi ambiguum, Thlaspi caerulescens, Thlaspi caerulescens caerulescens, Thlaspi caerulescens calaminare, Thlaspi caerulescens merinoi, Thlaspi caerulescens sylvestre, Thlaspi coerulescens, Thlaspidium alpestre, Thlaspi gaudinianum, Thlaspi lereschii, Thlaspi montanum alpestre, Thlaspi montanum calaminare, Thlaspi montanum villarsianum, Thlaspi oligospermum, Thlaspi perfoliatum alpestre, Thlaspi sylvestre, Thlaspi sylvestre gaudinianum, Thlaspi sylvestre oligosperma, Thlaspi sylvestre vogesiacum, Thlaspi vogesiacum, Thlaspi vosgesiacum, Thlaspi wendelboi and ? vogesiacum

Taxonomy

Noccaea caerulescens
Noccaea
Brassicaceae
Brassicales

How to care for Alpine Pennycress

💦 Water

How often to water your Alpine Pennycress

Water needs for Alpine Pennycress
0.5 cups
every 9

Alpine Pennycress 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?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Alpine Pennycress in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alpine Pennycress: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alpine Pennycress 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.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Alpine Pennycress

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

Care Summary for Alpine Pennycress

Alpine Pennycress


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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