Plant Care Broom Groundsel

Broom Groundsel

Also known as

broom-like ragwort and broomlike ragwort

Taxonomy

Senecio spartioides
Senecio
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Broom Groundsel

Water

How often to water your Broom Groundsel

Water needs for Broom Groundsel
0.5 cups
every 12

Broom Groundsel needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every
12

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Broom Groundsel in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Broom Groundsel: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Broom Groundsel 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Broom Groundsel

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

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Care Summary for Broom Groundsel

Broom Groundsel


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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