Plant Care Alpine Skullcap

Alpine Skullcap

Also known as

Scutellaria alpina alpina, Scutellaria alpina jabalambrensis, Scutellaria alpina lupulina, Scutellaria alpina olympica, Scutellaria alpina prostrata, Scutellaria alpina pumila, Scutellaria altaica, Scutellaria compressa, Scutellaria jabalambrensis, Scutellaria jabalambrensis publ, Scutellaria lupulina, Scutellaria variegata and Scutellaria viscida

Taxonomy

Scutellaria alpina
Scutellaria
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Alpine Skullcap

Water

How often to water your Alpine Skullcap

Water needs for Alpine Skullcap
0.5 cups
every 9

Alpine Skullcap 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Alpine Skullcap in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alpine Skullcap: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Alpine Skullcap love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Alpine Skullcap does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Alpine Skullcap

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

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Care Summary for Alpine Skullcap

Alpine Skullcap


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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