Plant Care Stachys Byzantina

Stachys Byzantina

4.7 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Stachys Byzantina has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Stachys Byzantina has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Lamb's Ear, Lamb's Ear and Wooly Betony


Stachys byzantina

How to care for Stachys Byzantina


How often to water your Stachys Byzantina

Water needs for Stachys Byzantina
0.5 cups
every 9

Stachys Byzantina 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 Stachys Byzantina

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Lamb's Ear in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Stachys Byzantina: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Stachys Byzantina love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Stachys Byzantina does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Stachys Byzantina

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

Difficulty Level

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

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Care Summary for Stachys Byzantina

Stachys Byzantina

Stachys Byzantina

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.

What other plant parents say

Stachys Byzantina has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Stachys Byzantina has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Stachys Byzantina has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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Fluffy leaves, very interesting texture. Can be found in the wild and sometimes considered a weed, but i love them!!

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