Plant Care Broad-Leaf Mullein

Broad-Leaf Mullein

Also known as

Hoary Mullein


Verbascum pulverulentum

How to care for Broad-Leaf Mullein


How often to water your Broad-Leaf Mullein

Water needs for Broad-Leaf Mullein
0.5 cups
every 9

Broad-Leaf Mullein 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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Finding light for Broad-Leaf Mullein in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Broad-Leaf Mullein: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Broad-Leaf Mullein love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Broad-Leaf Mullein does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Broad-Leaf Mullein in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Broad-Leaf Mullein

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Broad-Leaf Mullein: 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 Broad-Leaf Mullein after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Broad-Leaf Mullein

Broad-Leaf Mullein

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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