Plant Care European Goldenrod

European Goldenrod

About European Goldenrod

'Peter Pan' Goldenrod is a dwarf cultivar in the daisy family. It's small enough to be used near the front of the border to provide late-season blooms. It isn't too picky about soil types as long as they have good drainage.


Solidago virgaurea

Also known as

European goldenrod, Goldenrod and Woundwort

How to care for European Goldenrod


How often to water your European Goldenrod

Water needs for European Goldenrod
0.5 cups
every 9

European 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.

Calculate water needs of European Goldenrod

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for European Goldenrod in your home

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

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

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

European Goldenrod does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize European Goldenrod

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

Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for European Goldenrod

European Goldenrod

European 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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