Plant Care Canada Germander

Canada Germander

Also known as

Canada germander, American germander and wood sage


Teucrium canadense

How to care for Canada Germander


How often to water your Canada Germander

Water needs for Canada Germander
0.5 cups
every 9

Canada Germander 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 Canada Germander in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Canada Germander: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Canada Germander love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Canada Germander does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Canada Germander

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

Difficulty Level

Canada Germander is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Canada Germander

Canada Germander

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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