Plant Care Orange Jewelweed

Orange Jewelweed

Also known as

Spotted Jewelweed, Spotted Jewelweed, Orange jewelweed, Touch-me-not, Common jewelweed and Orange balsam


Impatiens hochstetteri

How to care for Orange Jewelweed


How often to water your Orange Jewelweed

Water needs for Orange Jewelweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Orange Jewelweed 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 Orange Jewelweed

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Spotted Jewelweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Orange Jewelweed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Orange Jewelweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Orange Jewelweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Orange Jewelweed

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

Difficulty Level

Orange Jewelweed is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

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Care Summary for Orange Jewelweed

Orange Jewelweed

Orange Jewelweed

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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