Plant Care Crookedstem Aster

Crookedstem Aster

About Crookedstem Aster

Crookedstem Aster is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy 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.

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

Crookedstem Aster belongs to the Symphyotrichum genus, and is native to Southeast Canada to the United States.


Symphyotrichum prenanthoides

How to care for Crookedstem Aster


How often to water your Crookedstem Aster

Water needs for Crookedstem Aster
0.5 cups
every 9

Crookedstem 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

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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 Crookedstem Aster in your home

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

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

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

Crookedstem Aster does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Crookedstem Aster

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

Difficulty Level

Crookedstem 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 Crookedstem Aster

Crookedstem 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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