Plant Care Kali tragus

Kali tragus

Also known as

Kali tragus, prickly Russian thistle, windwitch, common saltwort, tumbleweed, salsola and Kali tragus


Salsola tragus

How to care for Kali tragus


How often to water your Kali tragus

Water needs for Kali tragus
0.5 cups
every 9

Kali tragus 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 Kali tragus

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Kali tragus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Kali tragus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Kali tragus 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 Kali tragus

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Kali tragus

Kali tragus

Kali tragus

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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