Plant Care Aconite-Leaf Buttercup

Aconite-Leaf Buttercup

About Aconite-Leaf Buttercup

Aconite-Leaf Buttercup is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Aconite-Leaf Buttercup likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Ranunculus aconitifolius

Also known as

aconite-leaf buttercup and bachelor's buttons

How to care for Aconite-Leaf Buttercup


How often to water your Aconite-Leaf Buttercup

Water needs for Aconite-Leaf Buttercup
0.5 cups
every 9

Aconite-Leaf Buttercup 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 Aconite-Leaf Buttercup in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aconite-Leaf Buttercup: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Aconite-Leaf Buttercup love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Aconite-Leaf Buttercup does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Aconite-Leaf Buttercup in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Aconite-Leaf Buttercup

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Aconite-Leaf Buttercup: 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 Aconite-Leaf Buttercup after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Aconite-Leaf Buttercup

Aconite-Leaf Buttercup

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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