Plant Care Berenjena

Berenjena

Also known as

Tamarillo, Tamarillo, Tree tomato, Tomate de árbol, Tomate andino, Tomate serrano, Blood fruit, Tomate de yuca, Tomate de españa, Sachatomate, Tamamoro and Terong belanda

Taxonomy

Solanum betaceum
Solanum
Solanaceae
Solanales

How to care for Berenjena

Water

How often to water your Berenjena

Water needs for Berenjena
0.5 cups
every 9

Berenjena needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Los Angeles, California.

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 Berenjena

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Berenjena in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

57% Medium

Growing Berenjena in Los Angeles right now

Light needs for plant Berenjena in Los Angeles, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 2nd, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Los Angeles is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Berenjena in Los Angeles, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 21.9% ☀️

December 2nd, 2021

Los Angeles is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Los Angeles is expected to decrease by 21.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.8 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Berenjena in Los Angeles, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 2nd, 2021

This month, Los Angeles is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of …

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Finding light for Tamarillo in your home

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

Berenjena love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Berenjena does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Los Angeles, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Berenjena

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

When to repot Berenjena

Nutrient needs for plant Berenjena in Los Angeles, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

December 2nd, 2021

The growing potential in Los Angeles is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…

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Care Summary for Berenjena

Berenjena

Berenjena


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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