Plant Care Dog Figwort

Dog Figwort

Also known as

French figwort


Scrophularia canina

How to care for Dog Figwort


How often to water your Dog Figwort

Water needs for Dog Figwort
0.5 cups
every 9

Dog Figwort 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 Dog Figwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dog Figwort: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dog Figwort love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Dog Figwort does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Dog Figwort

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Dog Figwort

Dog Figwort

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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