Plant Care Bijlia dilatata

Bijlia dilatata


Bijlia dilatata

How to care for Bijlia dilatata


How often to water your Bijlia dilatata

Water needs for Bijlia dilatata
0.5 cups
every 12

Bijlia dilatata needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Jose, 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 Bijlia dilatata

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Bijlia dilatata in San Jose, California

San Jose, California

38% Low

Growing Bijlia dilatata in San Jose right now

Light needs for plant Bijlia dilatata in San Jose, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 23rd, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Jose is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Bijlia dilatata in San Jose, California

Sunlight will increase by 28.4% ☀️

January 26th, 2023

San Jose is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Jose is expected to increase by 28.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.6 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Bijlia dilatata in San Jose, California

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 22nd, 2023

This month, San Jose is getting an average of 8.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Bijlia dilatata in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bijlia dilatata: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bijlia dilatata may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Jose, California ⛅.


How to fertilize Bijlia dilatata

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

When to repot Bijlia dilatata

Nutrient needs for plant Bijlia dilatata in San Jose, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 23rd, 2023

The growing potential in San Jose 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 repo…

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Care Summary for Bijlia dilatata

Bijlia dilatata

Bijlia dilatata

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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