Plant Care Brighamia Insignis

Brighamia Insignis

Also known as

Alula, Alula, Ōlulu, hawaiian palm and Hawaiian Desert Rose


Brighamia insignis

How to care for Brighamia Insignis


How often to water your Brighamia Insignis

Water needs for Brighamia Insignis
0.5 cups
every 12

Brighamia Insignis needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Brighamia Insignis

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Alula in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brighamia Insignis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Brighamia Insignis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Brighamia Insignis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Brighamia Insignis in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Brighamia Insignis

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

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Brighamia Insignis

Brighamia Insignis

Brighamia Insignis

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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