Plant Care Crepis barbata L.

Crepis barbata L.

Also known as

Crepis barbata L., Tolpis umbellata Bertol. and European umbrella milkwort


Tolpis barbata

How to care for Crepis barbata L.


How often to water your Crepis barbata L.

Water needs for Crepis barbata L.
0.5 cups
every 9

Crepis barbata L. needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Crepis barbata L. in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Crepis barbata L.: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Crepis barbata L. may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Crepis barbata L.

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

Care Summary for Crepis barbata L.

Crepis barbata L.

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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