Plant Care Clover broomrape

Clover broomrape

Also known as

Lesser broomrape, Hellroot, Common broomrape and Small broomrape

Taxonomy

Orobanche minor
Orobanche
Orobanchaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Clover broomrape

Water

How often to water your Clover broomrape

Water needs for Clover broomrape
0.5 cups
every 9

Clover broomrape 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?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Clover broomrape in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Clover broomrape: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Clover broomrape 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 Clover broomrape

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

Care Summary for Clover broomrape

Clover broomrape


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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