Plant Care Chaffless Saw-Wort

Chaffless Saw-Wort

Also known as

clustered sawwort, dwarf saw-wort, nutty saw-wort, dwarf sawwort, chaffless sawwort and nutty sawwort


Saussurea nuda

How to care for Chaffless Saw-Wort

💦 Water

How often to water your Chaffless Saw-Wort

Water needs for Chaffless Saw-Wort
0.5 cups
every 9

Chaffless Saw-Wort 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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☀️ Light

Finding light for Chaffless Saw-Wort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chaffless Saw-Wort: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Chaffless Saw-Wort 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Chaffless Saw-Wort in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Chaffless Saw-Wort

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Chaffless Saw-Wort: 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 Chaffless Saw-Wort after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Chaffless Saw-Wort

Chaffless Saw-Wort

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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