Buiningia brevicylindrica var. longispina
How to care for longispina
longispina needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 26th, 2021
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
November 25th, 2021
Houston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to decrease by 21.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per…
November 27th, 2021
This month, Houston is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of dayl…
longispina 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..️
Houston, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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 longispina after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.