Plant Care Elegant jacob's-ladder

Elegant jacob's-ladder

Taxonomy

Polemonium elegans
Polemonium
Polemoniaceae
Ericales

How to care for Elegant jacob's-ladder

Water

How often to water your Elegant jacob's-ladder

Water needs for Elegant jacob's-ladder
0.5 cups
every 9

Elegant jacob's-ladder 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.

Calculate water needs of Elegant jacob's-ladder

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Elegant jacob's-ladder in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Elegant jacob's-ladder: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Elegant jacob's-ladder love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Elegant jacob's-ladder does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Elegant jacob's-ladder

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Elegant jacob's-ladder: 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 Elegant jacob's-ladder after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Elegant jacob's-ladder

Elegant jacob's-ladder

Elegant jacob's-ladder


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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