Plant Care Pocketbook Plant

Pocketbook Plant


Calceolaria herbeohybrida

How to care for Pocketbook Plant


How often to water your Pocketbook Plant

Water needs for Pocketbook Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Pocketbook Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Washington, District of Columbia.

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 Pocketbook Plant

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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

Plant care guide for Pocketbook Plant in Washington, District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia

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Growing Pocketbook Plant in Washington right now

Light needs for plant Pocketbook Plant in Washington, District of Columbia

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 1st, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Washington is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in d…

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Light needs for plant Pocketbook Plant in Washington, District of Columbia

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 28.3% ☀️

November 29th, 2021

Washington is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Washington is expected to decrease by 28.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.5 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Pocketbook Plant in Washington, District of Columbia

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 29th, 2021

This month, Washington is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Pocketbook Plant in your home

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

Pocketbook Plant may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Washington, District of Columbia ⛅.


How to fertilize Pocketbook Plant

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

When to repot Pocketbook Plant

Nutrient needs for plant Pocketbook Plant in Washington, District of Columbia

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 30th, 2021

The growing potential in Washington is very 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 …

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Pocketbook Plant

Pocketbook Plant

Pocketbook Plant

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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