Plant Care western sweet cicely

western sweet cicely

Also known as

western sweet cicely and western sweetroot


Osmorhiza occidentalis

How to care for western sweet cicely


How often to water your western sweet cicely

Water needs for western sweet cicely
0.5 cups
every 9

western sweet cicely 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 western sweet cicely in your home

Light needs and placement for plant western sweet cicely: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

western sweet cicely love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

western sweet cicely does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of western sweet cicely in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize western sweet cicely

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for western sweet cicely

western sweet cicely

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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