Plant Care Cinchweed


Also known as

cinchweed, common chinchweed, many-bristle chinchweed and many-bristle fetid-marigold


Pectis papposa

How to care for Cinchweed


How often to water your Cinchweed

Water needs for Cinchweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Cinchweed needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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 Cinchweed in Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

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Finding light for Cinchweed in your home

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

Cinchweed may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.


How to fertilize Cinchweed

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Cinchweed


Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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