Plant Care Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic)

Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic)

Also known as

Ageratum febrifugum, Mikania anomala, Piqueria luxurians, Piqueria ovata, Piqueria serrata angustifolia, Piqueria trinervia luxurians, Piqueria trinervia trinervia, Piqueria trinervis and Stevia febrifuga


Piqueria trinervia

How to care for Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic)


How often to water your Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic)

Water needs for Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic)
0.5 cups
every 9

Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic) 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 Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic) in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic): 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic) may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic)

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic): 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 Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic) after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic)

Yerba amarga (Dominican Republic)

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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