Plant Care Texas ragwort

Texas ragwort

Also known as

Texas ragwort, Texas squaw-weed, Texas groundsel and Texas butterweed


Senecio ampullaceus

How to care for Texas ragwort


How often to water your Texas ragwort

Water needs for Texas ragwort
0.5 cups
every 12

Texas ragwort needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Texas ragwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Texas ragwort: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Texas ragwort 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 Texas ragwort

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

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Care Summary for Texas ragwort

Texas ragwort

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 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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