Plant Care Florida Bluehearts

Florida Bluehearts

Also known as

Florida blueheats and savanna bluehearts

Taxonomy

Buchnera floridana
Buchnera
Orobanchaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Florida Bluehearts

Water

How often to water your Florida Bluehearts

Water needs for Florida Bluehearts
0.5 cups
every 9

Florida Bluehearts 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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

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Finding light for Florida Bluehearts in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Florida Bluehearts: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Florida Bluehearts may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Florida Bluehearts

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

Care Summary for Florida Bluehearts

Florida Bluehearts


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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.

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