Plant Care Bird's-eye speedwell

Bird's-eye speedwell

Also known as

Germander speedwell and Cat's eyes

Taxonomy

Veronica chamaedrys
Veronica
Plantaginaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Bird's-eye speedwell

Water

How often to water your Bird's-eye speedwell

Water needs for Bird's-eye speedwell
0.5 cups
every 9

Bird's-eye speedwell 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.

Calculate water needs of Bird's-eye speedwell

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Bird's-eye speedwell in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bird's-eye speedwell: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bird's-eye speedwell love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bird's-eye speedwell does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bird's-eye speedwell in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bird's-eye speedwell

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bird's-eye speedwell: 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 Bird's-eye speedwell after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Bird's-eye speedwell

Bird's-eye speedwell

Bird's-eye speedwell


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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