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 located in San Antonio, Texas.

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

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Yellow Dock in San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

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Growing Yellow Dock in San Antonio right now

Light needs for plant Yellow Dock in San Antonio, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

February 7th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in San Antonio is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Yellow Dock in San Antonio, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 24.3% ☀️

February 1st, 2023

San Antonio is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to increase by 24.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.1 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Yellow Dock in San Antonio, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 7.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours of …

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Antonio, Texas ⛅.

Yellow Dock does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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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Propagation

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 your location in San Antonio, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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