Plant Care Garden Valerian

Garden Valerian

About Garden Valerian

Garden Valerian is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging 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.

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

Garden Valerian belongs to the Valeriana genus, and is native to Europe and Asia.


Valeriana officinalis

Also known as


How to care for Garden Valerian


How often to water your Garden Valerian

Water needs for Garden Valerian
0.5 cups
every 9

Garden Valerian needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Garden Valerian

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Plant care guide for Garden Valerian in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Finding light for Garden Valerian in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Garden Valerian: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Garden Valerian love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Las Vegas, Nevada ⛅.

Garden Valerian does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Garden Valerian

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

Difficulty Level

Garden Valerian 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 Garden Valerian

Garden Valerian

Garden Valerian

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Las Vegas, Nevada, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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