Plant Care Golden-Tongue Owl-Clover

Golden-Tongue Owl-Clover

Also known as

yellow owl's-clover, yellow owlclover, golden-tongue owl's-clover and yellow owl-clover


Orthocarpus luteus

How to care for Golden-Tongue Owl-Clover


How often to water your Golden-Tongue Owl-Clover

Water needs for Golden-Tongue Owl-Clover
0.5 cups
every 9

Golden-Tongue Owl-Clover 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

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Finding light for Golden-Tongue Owl-Clover in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Golden-Tongue Owl-Clover: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Golden-Tongue Owl-Clover 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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How to fertilize Golden-Tongue Owl-Clover

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

Care Summary for Golden-Tongue Owl-Clover

Golden-Tongue Owl-Clover

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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