Plant Care dark crimson cinquefoil

dark crimson cinquefoil

Also known as

dark crimson cinquefoil, Himalayan cinquefoil and ruby cinquefoil


Potentilla atrosanguinea

How to care for dark crimson cinquefoil


How often to water your dark crimson cinquefoil

Water needs for dark crimson cinquefoil
0.5 cups
every 9

dark crimson cinquefoil 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 dark crimson cinquefoil in your home

Light needs and placement for plant dark crimson cinquefoil: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

dark crimson cinquefoil love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

dark crimson cinquefoil does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of dark crimson cinquefoil in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize dark crimson cinquefoil

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

Difficulty Level

dark crimson cinquefoil is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for dark crimson cinquefoil

dark crimson cinquefoil

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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