Plant Care Crown Beard

Crown Beard

Also known as

gravelweed crownbeard


Verbesina helianthoides

How to care for Crown Beard


How often to water your Crown Beard

Water needs for Crown Beard
0.5 cups
every 9

Crown Beard 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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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Crown Beard in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Crown Beard: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Crown Beard love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Crown Beard does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Crown Beard

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Crown Beard

Crown Beard

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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