Plant Care Russischer Natternkopf

Russischer Natternkopf

Also known as

sinyak krasny

Taxonomy

Pontechium maculatum
Pontechium
Boraginaceae
Boraginales

How to care for Russischer Natternkopf

Water

How often to water your Russischer Natternkopf

Water needs for Russischer Natternkopf
0.5 cups
every 9

Russischer Natternkopf 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
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Russischer Natternkopf in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Russischer Natternkopf: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Russischer Natternkopf 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Russischer Natternkopf

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

Care Summary for Russischer Natternkopf

Russischer Natternkopf


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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