Plant Care Decorative Kale

Decorative Kale

Also known as

Collards

Taxonomy

Brassica oleracae
Brassica
Brassicaceae
Brassicales

How to care for Decorative Kale

Water

How often to water your Decorative Kale

Water needs for Decorative Kale
0.5 cups
every 9

Decorative Kale needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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 Decorative Kale

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Decorative Kale in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

38% Low

Growing Decorative Kale in Atlanta right now

Light needs for plant Decorative Kale in Atlanta, Georgia

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 25th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Decorative Kale in Atlanta, Georgia

Sunlight will increase by 23.3% ☀️

January 24th, 2022

Atlanta is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Atlanta is expected to increase by 23.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.3 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Decorative Kale in Atlanta, Georgia

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 24th, 2022

This month, Atlanta is getting an average of 7.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 6.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Decorative Kale in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Decorative Kale: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Decorative Kale love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Atlanta, Georgia ⛅.

Decorative Kale does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Decorative Kale

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

When to repot Decorative Kale

Nutrient needs for plant Decorative Kale in Atlanta, Georgia

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

January 25th, 2022

The growing potential in Atlanta 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 repot…

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Care Summary for Decorative Kale

Decorative Kale

Decorative Kale


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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