St. John's Wort
Hypericum perforatum
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Herb fertilizer (e.g. N3-P3-K4).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers tepid summer (average around 15 °C) and frosty cold winter (average around 0 °C) climates.
pH range 5.1 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

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Names

Other common names Goatweed, Klamathweed, Tipton's Weed
Family Hypericaceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 4 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -35°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    3Mar
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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Leaf color
  • green