Plant Care Bog Stitchwort

Bog Stitchwort

About Bog Stitchwort

Bog Stitchwort is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Bog Stitchwort likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Stellaria alsine

Also known as

bog stitchwort and bog chickweed

How to care for Bog Stitchwort


How often to water your Bog Stitchwort

Water needs for Bog Stitchwort
0.5 cups
every 9

Bog Stitchwort needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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Plant care guide for Bog Stitchwort in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Finding light for Bog Stitchwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bog Stitchwort: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bog Stitchwort love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Bog Stitchwort does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Bog Stitchwort

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

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Care Summary for Bog Stitchwort

Bog Stitchwort

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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