Plant Care Arrowleaf Ragwort

Arrowleaf Ragwort

About Arrowleaf Ragwort

Arrowleaf Ragwort is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Arrowleaf Ragwort likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Senecio triangularis

Also known as

arrowleaf ragwort, arrowleaf groundsel and arrowleaf butterweed

How to care for Arrowleaf Ragwort


How often to water your Arrowleaf Ragwort

Water needs for Arrowleaf Ragwort
0.5 cups
every 12

Arrowleaf 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 Arrowleaf Ragwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Arrowleaf Ragwort: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Arrowleaf 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 Arrowleaf Ragwort

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

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Care Summary for Arrowleaf Ragwort

Arrowleaf 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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