Plant Care Low Shoebutton

Low Shoebutton

Taxonomy

Ardisia humulis
Ardisia
Primulaceae
Ericales

How to care for Low Shoebutton

Water

How often to water your Low Shoebutton

Water needs for Low Shoebutton
0.5 cups
every 9

Low Shoebutton needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, TX.

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 Low Shoebutton

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Low Shoebutton in Houston, TX

Houston, TX

88% High

Growing Low Shoebutton in Houston right now

Light needs for plant Low Shoebutton in Houston, TX

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

July 26th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunlight…

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Light needs for plant Low Shoebutton in Houston, TX

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 2.7% ☀️

July 25th, 2021

Houston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to decrease by 2.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 18.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Low Shoebutton in Houston, TX

Daylight will decrease by 0.3 hours 📉

July 25th, 2021

This month, Houston is getting an average of 10.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 2.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.2 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Low Shoebutton in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Low Shoebutton: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Low Shoebutton may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Houston, TX ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Low Shoebutton thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Low Shoebutton

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

Care Summary for Low Shoebutton

Low Shoebutton

Low Shoebutton


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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