About bushman's friend
bushman's friend is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.
Also known as
bushman's friend and rangiora
How to care for bushman's friend
bushman's friend needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 1st, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Baltimore is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
November 28th, 2021
Baltimore is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Baltimore is expected to decrease by 29.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.3 megajoules of energy per m2 …
December 1st, 2021
This month, Baltimore is getting an average of 8.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of da…
bushman's friend 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 Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.
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 bushman's friend after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 29th, 2021
The growing potential in Baltimore is very 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 t…