Also known as
Velvetleaf, Velvetleaf, Velvetleaf, velvet plant, velvetweed, chinese jute, china jute, crown weed, buttonweed, lantern mallow, butterprint, pie-marker, and Indian mallow
How to care for Buttonweed
Buttonweed needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Columbia, South Carolina.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 1st, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Columbia is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…
November 30th, 2021
Columbia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Columbia is expected to decrease by 23.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.0 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…
November 27th, 2021
This month, Columbia is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayl…
Buttonweed 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 Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.
Buttonweed does not tolerate low-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 Buttonweed after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 30th, 2021
The growing potential in Columbia is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repo…