shadscale is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
How to care for shadscale
shadscale needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Denver, Colorado.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 7th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Denver is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
December 5th, 2021
Denver is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Denver is expected to decrease by 26% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…
December 5th, 2021
This month, Denver is getting an average of 9.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of daylig…
shadscale love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Denver, Colorado ⛅.
shadscale does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 shadscale after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
December 6th, 2021
The growing potential in Denver 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 r…