Plant Care Common Cinquefoil

Common Cinquefoil

Taxonomy

Potentilla canadensis
Potentilla
Rosaceae
Rosales

How to care for Common Cinquefoil

Water

How often to water your Common Cinquefoil

Water needs for Common Cinquefoil
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Cinquefoil needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Seattle, Washington.

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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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

Plant care guide for Common Cinquefoil in Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington

34% Very Low

Finding light for Common Cinquefoil in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Cinquefoil: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Common Cinquefoil love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Seattle, Washington ⛅.

Common Cinquefoil does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Common Cinquefoil

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

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Care Summary for Common Cinquefoil

Common Cinquefoil


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Seattle, Washington, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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