Plant Care Yellow Dock

Yellow Dock

Also known as

Curled dock, Curled dock, Curly dock and Yellow dock

Taxonomy

Rumex crispus
Rumex
Polygonaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Yellow Dock

Water

How often to water your Yellow Dock

Water needs for Yellow Dock
0.5 cups
every 9

Yellow Dock 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 Yellow Dock

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 Curled dock in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Yellow Dock: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Yellow Dock love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Yellow Dock does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Yellow Dock

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Yellow Dock 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 Yellow Dock

Yellow Dock

Yellow Dock


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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