Plant Care American field pansy

American field pansy

Also known as

American field pansy, Field pansy and Wild pansy


Viola rafinesquei

How to care for American field pansy


How often to water your American field pansy

Water needs for American field pansy
0.5 cups
every 9

American field pansy 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 American field pansy

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for American field pansy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant American field pansy: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

American field pansy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

American field pansy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize American field pansy

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

Difficulty Level

American field pansy can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

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Native Region
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Care Summary for American field pansy

American field pansy

American field pansy

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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