Plant Care Barren Strawberry

Barren Strawberry

Also known as

strawberryleaf cinquefoil


Potentilla sterilis

How to care for Barren Strawberry


How often to water your Barren Strawberry

Water needs for Barren Strawberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Barren Strawberry 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 Barren Strawberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Barren Strawberry: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Barren Strawberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Barren Strawberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Barren Strawberry

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Barren Strawberry

Barren Strawberry

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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