Plant Care Welsh poppy

Welsh poppy

Also known as

Welsh poppy and Meconopsis cambrica


Papaver cambricum

How to care for Welsh poppy


How often to water your Welsh poppy

Water needs for Welsh poppy
0.5 cups
every 9

Welsh poppy 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 Welsh poppy

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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

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Finding light for Welsh poppy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Welsh poppy: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Welsh poppy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Welsh poppy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Welsh poppy

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Welsh poppy

Welsh poppy

Welsh poppy

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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