Plant Care Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Also known as

Abromeitiella chlorantha


Deuterocohnia brevifolia

How to care for Deuterocohnia brevifolia


How often to water your Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Water needs for Deuterocohnia brevifolia
0.5 cups
every 12

Deuterocohnia brevifolia needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Chicago, Illinois.

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 Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Deuterocohnia brevifolia in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

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Growing Deuterocohnia brevifolia in Chicago right now

Light needs for plant Deuterocohnia brevifolia in Chicago, Illinois

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 1st, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Chicago is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Deuterocohnia brevifolia in Chicago, Illinois

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 31.7% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Chicago is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Chicago is expected to decrease by 31.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Deuterocohnia brevifolia in Chicago, Illinois

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

November 30th, 2021

This month, Chicago is getting an average of 7.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.0 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Deuterocohnia brevifolia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Deuterocohnia brevifolia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Deuterocohnia brevifolia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Chicago, Illinois ⛅.


How to fertilize Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Deuterocohnia brevifolia: 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 Deuterocohnia brevifolia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Nutrient needs for plant Deuterocohnia brevifolia in Chicago, Illinois

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 30th, 2021

The growing potential in Chicago is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

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Care Summary for Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Chicago, Illinois, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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