Plant Care European Mistletoe

European Mistletoe

Also known as

Common mistletoe and Mistletoe


Viscum album

How to care for European Mistletoe


How often to water your European Mistletoe

Water needs for European Mistletoe
0.5 cups
every 9

European Mistletoe 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 European Mistletoe

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for European Mistletoe in your home

Light needs and placement for plant European Mistletoe: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

European Mistletoe may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize European Mistletoe

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

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for European Mistletoe

European Mistletoe

European Mistletoe

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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