Plant Care Aromatic Aster

Aromatic Aster


Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

How to care for Aromatic Aster


How often to water your Aromatic Aster

Water needs for Aromatic Aster
0.5 cups
every 9

Aromatic Aster 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 Aromatic Aster

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 Aromatic Aster in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aromatic Aster: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Aromatic Aster love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Aromatic Aster does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Aromatic Aster

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

Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Aromatic Aster

Aromatic Aster

Aromatic Aster

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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