Plant Care Elmleaf Goldenrod

Elmleaf Goldenrod


Solidago ulmifolia

How to care for Elmleaf Goldenrod


How often to water your Elmleaf Goldenrod

Water needs for Elmleaf Goldenrod
0.5 cups
every 9

Elmleaf Goldenrod 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Elmleaf Goldenrod in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Elmleaf Goldenrod: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Elmleaf Goldenrod love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Elmleaf Goldenrod does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Elmleaf Goldenrod

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

Difficulty Level

Elmleaf Goldenrod is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Elmleaf Goldenrod

Elmleaf Goldenrod

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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