About Boehmeria Cylindrica
False nettle is a perennial plant that is native to Canada and North America. It looks like stinging nettles Urtica dioica or Laportea canadensis but lacks the irrigating hairs on its opposite leaves. It prefers the light shade and moist rich soil.
Also known as
Bog-Hemp, Bog-Hemp, False nettle and Bog hemp
How to care for Boehmeria Cylindrica
Boehmeria Cylindrica needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Boehmeria Cylindrica love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Boehmeria Cylindrica does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Boehmeria Cylindrica after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.