How much should I fertilize
my houseplants?

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Ideally, you should fertilize your houseplants once per month, but only during the active growing season from March until September. In winter, your houseplants go dormant and need time to rest before their next big growth spurt. Applying fertilizer in winter will disrupt your plants’ natural growth cycles, and future growth will be weak and leggy.


Always prepare your fertilizer based on the instructions on the package. Don’t apply extra in hopes of getting bigger, faster growth—it may grow faster, but the new growth will be limp and tired.

Watch & Learn!

Fertilizing your houseplants is an easy task – liken it to taking your daily vitamins! Watch how we keep our foliage friends happy with their monthly dose of goodness. 

Fertilize once per month from March until September.

Don’t fertilize in winter or your plant will grow weak and tired.

Always prepare fertilizer according to the package instructions. Don’t overdo it!

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