Shrubby Cinquefoil is an easy plant to grow. It can be planted in part shade or in full sun. It is drought tolerant and well-draining soils are essential. This plant struggles in the high humidity conditions of SE USA. It's a dense shrub related to the strawberry with numerous upright branches.
Also known as
Shrubby Cinquefoil, Shrubby Cinquefoil, Golden hardhack, Bush cinquefoil, Shrubby five-finger, Tundra rose and potentilla fruticosa
How to care for Widdy
Widdy 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.
Widdy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Widdy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Widdy after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.