Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
Also known as
Arctic sweet coltsfoot, Arctic butterbur, mâl-ē-mē’, tä-tä-tē’; and is the root.
How to care for Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
How often to water your Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot in your home
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot 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 💪.
We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.
How to fertilize Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
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 Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot 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 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 6a-10b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 6ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.