Plant Care White Goosefoot

White Goosefoot

Also known as

Lateflowering Goosefoot, Lateflowering Goosefoot, Fat-hen, Lamb's quarters, Melde, Goosefoot and White goosefoot


Chenopodium album

How to care for White Goosefoot


How often to water your White Goosefoot

Water needs for White Goosefoot
0.5 cups
every 9

White Goosefoot 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 White Goosefoot

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Lateflowering Goosefoot in your home

Light needs and placement for plant White Goosefoot: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

White Goosefoot love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

White Goosefoot does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize White Goosefoot

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

Difficulty Level

White Goosefoot 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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Care Summary for White Goosefoot

White Goosefoot

White Goosefoot

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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