Plant Care sickletop lousewort

sickletop lousewort

Also known as

sickletop lousewort and leafy lousewort

Taxonomy

Pedicularis racemosa
Pedicularis
Orobanchaceae
Lamiales

How to care for sickletop lousewort

Water

How often to water your sickletop lousewort

Water needs for sickletop lousewort
0.5 cups
every 9

sickletop lousewort 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for sickletop lousewort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant sickletop lousewort: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

sickletop lousewort love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

sickletop lousewort does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize sickletop lousewort

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

FAQs
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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for sickletop lousewort

sickletop lousewort


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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