Plant Care Cowslip Primrose

Cowslip Primrose

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Also known as

Common cowslip and Cowslip primrose


Primula veris

How to care for Cowslip Primrose


How often to water your Cowslip Primrose

Water needs for Cowslip Primrose
0.5 cups
every 9

Cowslip Primrose 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 Cowslip Primrose

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Cowslip Primrose in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cowslip Primrose: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cowslip Primrose 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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How to fertilize Cowslip Primrose

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

Difficulty Level

Cowslip Primrose is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Cowslip Primrose

Cowslip Primrose

Cowslip Primrose

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

@Pumpkinpothos avatar
leaf-1 29 Plants
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I think I’m having trouble with it because it’s just too dark / overcast where I live. Mine it technically alive but the flowers look dead / wilted. Poor thing

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