Plant Care Cretan Hedgenettle

Cretan Hedgenettle

Also known as

Stachys albereana, Stachys altissima, Stachys cretica garana, Stachys cretica paniculata, Stachys cretica velata, Stachys germanica albereana, Stachys germanica boissieri, Stachys germanica cassia, Stachys germanica garana, Stachys germanica mersinaea, Stachys germanica salviifolia, Stachys pungens, Stachys thracica and Stachys velata


Stachys cretica

How to care for Cretan Hedgenettle


How often to water your Cretan Hedgenettle

Water needs for Cretan Hedgenettle
0.5 cups
every 9

Cretan Hedgenettle 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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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 Cretan Hedgenettle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cretan Hedgenettle: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cretan Hedgenettle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Cretan Hedgenettle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Cretan Hedgenettle

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Cretan Hedgenettle

Cretan Hedgenettle

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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