Plant Care Annual Saltmarsh Aster

Annual Saltmarsh Aster

About Annual Saltmarsh Aster

Annual Saltmarsh Aster 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.

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

Taxonomy

Symphyotrichum subulatum
Symphyotrichum
Asteraceae
Asterales

Also known as

eastern annual saltmarsh aster, saltmarsh aster, small saltmarsh aster and wild aster

How to care for Annual Saltmarsh Aster

Water

How often to water your Annual Saltmarsh Aster

Water needs for Annual Saltmarsh Aster
0.5 cups
every 9

Annual Saltmarsh 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 Annual Saltmarsh Aster in your home

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

Annual Saltmarsh Aster love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Annual Saltmarsh Aster does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Annual Saltmarsh Aster

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

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Care Summary for Annual Saltmarsh Aster

Annual Saltmarsh 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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