Plant Care Decorative Kale

Decorative Kale

Also known as



Brassica oleracae

How to care for Decorative Kale


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 Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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

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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 Decorative Kale in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

23% Very Low

Growing Decorative Kale in Minneapolis right now

Light needs for plant Decorative Kale in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

January 21st, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Decorative Kale in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sunlight will increase by 35.5% ☀️

January 21st, 2022

Minneapolis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Minneapolis is expected to increase by 35.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.9 megajoules of energy p…

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Light needs for plant Decorative Kale in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

January 21st, 2022

This month, Minneapolis is getting an average of 6.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of …

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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 Minneapolis, Minnesota ⛅.

Decorative Kale does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Decorative Kale

Decorative Kale

Decorative Kale

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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