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Cats Ear in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Hypochaeris radicata

 

Cats Ear

This is one of the common weeds of grasslands, lawns, flowerbeds.

Contributed by @richard.spicer.7906

 
plant Features
  • Cats Ear likes full sun to deep shade

    Full sun to deep shade

  • Cats Ear likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Cats Ear is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Cats Ear likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

 
plant information

Common name

Cats Ear

Latin name

Hypochaeris radicata

type

Perennial

family

Asteraceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Cats Ear likes full sun to deep shade

    Full sun to deep shade

  • Frost

    Cats Ear is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Cats Ear likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

  • Water

    Cats Ear likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Cats Ear is 0.50meters x 0.30meters 0.50 M 0.30 M

Hypochaeris radicata

This is one of the common weeds of grasslands, lawns, flowerbeds.


Flowering

From Late Spring TO Late Summer

Yellow dandelion type flowers on longish stems.

 

Planting outdoors

From Early Spring TO Late Autumn

Sends out runners.

 
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