Plant Care Bluestem Pricklypoppy

Bluestem Pricklypoppy

Taxonomy

Argemone albiflora
Argemone
Papaveraceae
Ranunculales

How to care for Bluestem Pricklypoppy

💦 Water

How often to water your Bluestem Pricklypoppy

Water needs for Bluestem Pricklypoppy
0.5 cups
every 9

Bluestem Pricklypoppy needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Bluestem Pricklypoppy

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Bluestem Pricklypoppy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bluestem Pricklypoppy: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bluestem Pricklypoppy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Bluestem Pricklypoppy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bluestem Pricklypoppy in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Bluestem Pricklypoppy

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

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Bluestem Pricklypoppy prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Bluestem Pricklypoppy requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Bluestem Pricklypoppy Light Requirements →

Bluestem Pricklypoppy Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

Bluestem Pricklypoppy Toxicity to Cats →

Bluestem Pricklypoppy Toxicity to Dogs →

Bluestem Pricklypoppy Toxicity to Humans →


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Bluestem Pricklypoppy grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.

How and When to Prune Bluestem Pricklypoppy →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Bluestem Pricklypoppy can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 6a-9b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Bluestem Pricklypoppy Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Bluestem Pricklypoppy

Bluestem Pricklypoppy

Bluestem Pricklypoppy


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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