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Brazilian Edelweiss

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Brazilian Edelweiss has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Brazilian Edelweiss has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Sinnigia Rechsteineria and Rechsteineria leucotricha

Taxonomy

Sinnigia leucotricha
Sinningia
Gesneriaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Brazilian Edelweiss

Water

How often to water your Brazilian Edelweiss

Water needs for Brazilian Edelweiss
0.5 cups
every 9

Brazilian Edelweiss 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 Brazilian Edelweiss

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Brazilian Edelweiss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brazilian Edelweiss: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Brazilian Edelweiss can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Brazilian Edelweiss

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

FAQs
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Soil

Care Summary for Brazilian Edelweiss

Brazilian Edelweiss

Brazilian Edelweiss


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Brazilian Edelweiss has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Brazilian Edelweiss has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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@Egotopia
leaf-1 117 Plants
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globe Jacksonville, Florida
06/25/2021

One of the least fussy plants I own. Adjusted quickly to my south facing windowsill in normal household humidity levels. I have mine in a chunky soil mix. Water the media (not the flowers or caudex) every 7-10 days, repot when the caudex reaches the edges of the pot.

Fast grower Fast grower
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