Plant Care Field Burrweed

Field Burrweed

About Field Burrweed

Lawn burweed is a fast-growing, herbaceous, broadleaf annual. It is listed as a noxious weed in 46 states. It can grow to a height of 2 inches and a spread of 6 inches. It's known for its tiny sharp-needled seeds and small feathery leaves that have the appearance of parsley.


Soliva sessilis

Also known as

Onehunga-weed, field burweed, jo-jo, jojoweed, lawn burweed, lawnweed and stalkless soliva

How to care for Field Burrweed


How often to water your Field Burrweed

Water needs for Field Burrweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Field Burrweed 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 Field Burrweed

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Field Burrweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Field Burrweed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Field Burrweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Field Burrweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Field Burrweed in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Field Burrweed

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

Difficulty Level

Field Burrweed can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Field Burrweed

Field Burrweed

Field Burrweed

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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