Plant Care Englischer Alant

Englischer Alant

Also known as



Pentanema britannicum

How to care for Englischer Alant


How often to water your Englischer Alant

Water needs for Englischer Alant
0.5 cups
every 9

Englischer Alant 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 Englischer Alant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Englischer Alant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Englischer Alant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Englischer Alant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Englischer Alant

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Englischer Alant

Englischer Alant

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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