Plant Care Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot

Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot

Also known as

Arctic sweet coltsfoot, Arctic butterbur, mâl-ē-mē’, tä-tä-tē’; and is the root.

Taxonomy

Petasites frigidus
Petasites
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot

Water

How often to water your Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot

Water needs for Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
0.5 cups
every 9

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.

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 Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Plant care guide for Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Finding light for Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

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 ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot

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

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Care Summary for Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot

Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot

Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

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.

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