Plant Care Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa'

Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa'

Taxonomy

Bertolonia sp. cf. ovata 'Santa Teresa'
Bertolonia
Melastomataceae
Myrtales

How to care for Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa'

Water

How often to water your Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa'

Water needs for Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa'
0.5 cups
every 9

Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa' 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 Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa' 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa'

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

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Care Summary for Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa'

Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa'

Bertolonia 'Santa Teresa'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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