Also known as
Scotch thistle, Scottish thistle, Taurian thistle, bull cotton thistle, taurus cotton thistle and Taurean thistle
How to care for Bull Cottonthistle
Bull Cottonthistle 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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Bull Cottonthistle 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 Bull Cottonthistle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.