Plant Care smooth white oldfield aster

smooth white oldfield aster

Also known as

smooth white oldfield aster, small white aster and aster à grappes

Taxonomy

Symphyotrichum racemosum
Symphyotrichum
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for smooth white oldfield aster

Water

How often to water your smooth white oldfield aster

Water needs for smooth white oldfield aster
0.5 cups
every 9

smooth 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?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for smooth white oldfield aster in your home

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

smooth 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.

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

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Nutrients

How to fertilize smooth white oldfield aster

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

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Care Summary for smooth white oldfield aster

smooth 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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