Plant Care Persian Buttercup

Persian Buttercup

Also known as

Garden Ranuncula, Garden Ranuncula and Persian buttercup


Trollius asiaticus

How to care for Persian Buttercup


How often to water your Persian Buttercup

Water needs for Persian Buttercup
0.5 cups
every 9

Persian Buttercup 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 Persian Buttercup

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Garden Ranuncula in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Persian Buttercup: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Persian Buttercup love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Persian Buttercup does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Persian Buttercup

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

Difficulty Level

Persian Buttercup is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Persian Buttercup

Persian Buttercup

Persian Buttercup

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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