Carduus crispus aka Curled Thistle


Common names

Curled Thistle, Welted Thistle, Curly Plumeless Thistle

How to care for Curled Thistle


Curled Thistle should be watered regularly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings.


Curled Thistle thrives in bright and direct sunlight. To ensure your plant receives enough light to survive, place it less than one foot from a window. The current weather in your area may affect the placement in your home. For example, if you live in a region that has longer and more intense periods of sunlight, then you may want to place the plant farther away from the window to avoid direct sunlight and reduce the risk of sunburn. Alternatively, if you live in a region with relatively milder temperatures and less intense sunlight, then you may be able to place the plant closer to the window for increased exposure. Ultimately, the current weather in your area should be taken into consideration when determining the best placement for your Curly Plumeless Thistle.


Ploi does not possess verified information regarding the toxicity of this particular plant. In the event that you, a member of your family, or a pet ingests plant material with an unclear toxicity level, it is highly recommended to seek the advice of a medical professional.

Region of origin

Curled Thistle’s native range is Europe to Asia. A rare casual in Britain[17].

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