Plant Care Burnet Saxifrage

Burnet Saxifrage

Also known as

Burnet-saxifrage, Solidstem burnet saxifrage and Lesser burnet


Pimpinella tragium

How to care for Burnet Saxifrage


How often to water your Burnet Saxifrage

Water needs for Burnet Saxifrage
0.5 cups
every 9

Burnet Saxifrage 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 Burnet Saxifrage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Burnet Saxifrage: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Burnet Saxifrage love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Burnet Saxifrage does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Burnet Saxifrage

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Burnet Saxifrage

Burnet Saxifrage

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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