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 located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Sea Plantain in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Growing Sea Plantain in Minneapolis right now

Light needs for plant Sea Plantain in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 30th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Minneapolis is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in …

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Light needs for plant Sea Plantain in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 35.7% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Minneapolis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Minneapolis is expected to decrease by 35.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.5 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Sea Plantain in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Daylight will decrease by 1.4 hours 📉

November 30th, 2021

This month, Minneapolis is getting an average of 8.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 13.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.6 total hours of …

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Finding light for Sea Plantain in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sea Plantain: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Sea Plantain love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Minneapolis, Minnesota ⛅.

Sea Plantain does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

When to repot Sea Plantain

Nutrient needs for plant Sea Plantain in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 30th, 2021

The growing potential in Minneapolis is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best…

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Care Summary for Sea Plantain

Sea Plantain

Sea Plantain

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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