Plant Care Petite Licorice

Petite Licorice

Also known as

Gnaphalium orbiculare, Gnaphalium serpyllifolium serpyllifolium, Helichrysum orbiculare, Helichrysum serpyllifolium orbiculare and Helichrysum serpyllifolium serpyllifolium


Plecostachys serpyllifolia

How to care for Petite Licorice


How often to water your Petite Licorice

Water needs for Petite Licorice
0.5 cups
every 9

Petite Licorice 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Petite Licorice in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Petite Licorice: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Petite Licorice 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Petite Licorice in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Petite Licorice

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

Care Summary for Petite Licorice

Petite Licorice

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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