Plant Care greater broomrape

greater broomrape


Orobanche rapum-genistae

How to care for greater broomrape


How often to water your greater broomrape

Water needs for greater broomrape
0.5 cups
every 9

greater broomrape needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Arcadia, California.

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

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for greater broomrape in Arcadia, California

Arcadia, California

58% Medium

Finding light for greater broomrape in your home

Light needs and placement for plant greater broomrape: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

greater broomrape love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

greater broomrape does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Arcadia, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize greater broomrape

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for greater broomrape

greater broomrape

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Arcadia, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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