Plant Care Sea Plantain

Sea Plantain

Also known as

Seaside Plantain and Goose Tongue


Plantago maritima

How to care for Sea Plantain


How often to water your Sea Plantain

Water needs for Sea Plantain
0.5 cups
every 9

Sea Plantain 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 Sea Plantain

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Sea Plantain in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sea Plantain: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Sea Plantain 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 Sea Plantain

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

Care Summary for Sea Plantain

Sea Plantain

Sea Plantain

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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