Plant Care White butterbur

White butterbur

Taxonomy

Petasites albus
Petasites
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for White butterbur

Water

How often to water your White butterbur

Water needs for White butterbur
0.5 cups
every 9

White butterbur needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for White butterbur in your home

Light needs and placement for plant White butterbur: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

White butterbur can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive đź’Ş.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize White butterbur

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

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Care Summary for White butterbur

White butterbur


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft 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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