Plant Care Great Yellow-cress

Great Yellow-cress


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How to care for Great Yellow-cress


How often to water your Great Yellow-cress

Water needs for Great Yellow-cress
0.5 cups
every 9

Great Yellow-cress 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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

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Finding light for Great Yellow-cress in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Great Yellow-cress: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Great Yellow-cress 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 Great Yellow-cress

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Great Yellow-cress: 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 Great Yellow-cress after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs

Care Summary for Great Yellow-cress

Great Yellow-cress

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.

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