Downy Yellow False Foxglove
About Downy Yellow False Foxglove
Downy Oak Leach is an herbaceous perennial and hemiparasitie on white oaks. It is commonly found in the mountains in dry to mesic forests, and along streambanks. The yellow flowers open June-August in terminal clusters of yellow funnel-shaped blooms atop downy stems. They prefer partial sun in rocky, clay or sandy loams.
Also known as
downy yellow false foxglove and downy oak leach
How to care for Downy Yellow False Foxglove
Downy Yellow False Foxglove needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Austin, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 28th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Austin is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…
January 29th, 2023
Austin is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to increase by 23.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per…
January 29th, 2023
This month, Austin is getting an average of 7.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 6.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of dayli…
Downy Yellow False Foxglove 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 Austin, Texas ⛅.
Downy Yellow False Foxglove 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 Downy Yellow False Foxglove after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
January 26th, 2023
The growing potential in Austin is 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 repot …