Plant Care Slender sowthistle

Slender sowthistle

Taxonomy

Sonchus tenerrimus
Sonchus
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Slender sowthistle

Water

How often to water your Slender sowthistle

Water needs for Slender sowthistle
0.5 cups
every 9

Slender sowthistle 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 Slender sowthistle

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Slender sowthistle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Slender sowthistle: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Slender sowthistle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Slender sowthistle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Slender sowthistle

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

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Care Summary for Slender sowthistle

Slender sowthistle

Slender sowthistle


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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