Plant Care longispina

longispina

Taxonomy

Buiningia brevicylindrica var. longispina
Buiningia

How to care for longispina

Water

How often to water your longispina

Water needs for longispina
0.5 cups
every 12

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.

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for longispina in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

58% Medium

Growing longispina in Houston right now

Light needs for plant longispina in Houston, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

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…

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Light needs for plant longispina in Houston, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 21.7% ☀️

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…

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Light needs for plant longispina in Houston, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

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…

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Finding light for longispina in your home

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

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 ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize longispina

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

Care Summary for longispina

longispina

longispina


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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