Plant Care Cowslip Primrose

Cowslip Primrose

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Also known as

Common cowslip and Cowslip primrose

Taxonomy

Primula veris
Primula
Primulaceae
Ericales

How to care for Cowslip Primrose

Water

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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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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Nutrients

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.

FAQs
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:

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.

What other plant parents say

@Pumpkinpothos avatar
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leaf-1 29 Plants
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02/16/2021

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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