Plant Care Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy

5.0 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Blackeyed Susan, Blackeyed Susan, Black eyed susan, Black-eyed susan, Brown-eyed susan, Brown betty, Gloriosa daisy, Golden jerusalem, English bull's eye, poor-land daisy, Yellow daisy and Yellow ox-eye daisy

Taxonomy

Rudbeckia hirta
Rudbeckia
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy

💦 Water

How often to water your Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy

Water needs for Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy
0.5 cups
every 9

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy 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 Ox-Eye Daisy

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Blackeyed Susan in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy

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

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💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Benefits of Growing Blackeyed Susan →

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💦 Water Needs

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Blackeyed Susan Light Requirements →

Blackeyed Susan Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

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Blackeyed Susan Toxicity to Humans →


🪴 Soil

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Blackeyed Susan →

When and How to Successfully Repot Blackeyed Susan →


💩 Fertilizer

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

How Much and When to Fertilize Blackeyed Susan →


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 3a-8b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Blackeyed Susan Temperature Tolerance →


🌱 Propagation

The seeds of Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy can be used to grow new plants! After your plant flowers, any seeds that formed can be collected and germinated in potting soil.

How to Propagate Blackeyed Susan →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy


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.

What other plant parents say

Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 3
Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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globe Minden, LA
08/24/2021

Love the pretty bright colors! I planted these in my yard, it is super humid where I live which causes the petals to wilt some. Other than that, I love it!

Fast grower Fast grower
Browns easily Browns easily

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