Plant Care California Brickellbush

California Brickellbush


Brickellia californica

How to care for California Brickellbush


How often to water your California Brickellbush

Water needs for California Brickellbush
0.5 cups
every 9

California Brickellbush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for California Brickellbush in Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

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Growing California Brickellbush in Raleigh right now

Light needs for plant California Brickellbush in Raleigh, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 28th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Raleigh 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 California Brickellbush in Raleigh, North Carolina

Sunlight will increase by 30% ☀️

January 29th, 2023

Raleigh is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Raleigh is expected to increase by 30% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant California Brickellbush in Raleigh, North Carolina

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

January 26th, 2023

This month, Raleigh is getting an average of 6.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for California Brickellbush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant California Brickellbush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

California Brickellbush 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 Raleigh, North Carolina ⛅.

California Brickellbush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize California Brickellbush

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for California Brickellbush

California Brickellbush

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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