Plant Care Barbara Karst Bougainvillea

Barbara Karst Bougainvillea

Taxonomy

Bougainvillea x buttiana 'Barbara Karst'
Bougainvillea
Nyctaginaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Barbara Karst Bougainvillea

Water

How often to water your Barbara Karst Bougainvillea

Water needs for Barbara Karst Bougainvillea
0.5 cups
every 9

Barbara Karst Bougainvillea 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 Barbara Karst Bougainvillea

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Barbara Karst Bougainvillea in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Barbara Karst Bougainvillea: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Barbara Karst Bougainvillea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Barbara Karst Bougainvillea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Barbara Karst Bougainvillea in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Barbara Karst Bougainvillea

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

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Care Summary for Barbara Karst Bougainvillea

Barbara Karst Bougainvillea

Barbara Karst Bougainvillea


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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