Plant Care hairy white oldfield aster

hairy white oldfield aster

About hairy white oldfield aster

hairy white oldfield aster is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is a fun challenge to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

hairy white oldfield aster likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

hairy white oldfield aster belongs to the symphyotrichum genus, and is native to North America.

Taxonomy

Symphyotrichum pilosum
Symphyotrichum
Asteraceae
Asterales

Also known as

hairy white oldfield aster and frost aster

How to care for hairy white oldfield aster

Water

How often to water your hairy white oldfield aster

Water needs for hairy white oldfield aster
0.5 cups
every 9

hairy white oldfield 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.

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 hairy white oldfield aster in your home

Light needs and placement for plant hairy white oldfield aster: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

hairy white oldfield aster love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

hairy white oldfield aster does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize hairy white oldfield aster

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for hairy white oldfield 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 hairy white oldfield aster after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

hairy white oldfield aster can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


Water Needs
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Toxicity
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Fertilizer
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Growing Outdoors
Propagation

Care Summary for hairy white oldfield aster

hairy white oldfield aster


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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