Plant Care Callisia Pink Panther

Callisia Pink Panther

Reviewed by: Kiersten Rankel | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

5.0 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Callisia Pink Panther has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Callisia Pink Panther has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

About Callisia Pink Panther

Callisia Pink Panther is a popular houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as a fast grower and easy to propagate with a whopping 252 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Callisia Pink Panther likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Callisia repens 'Pink Panther'
Callisia
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

How to care for Callisia Pink Panther

💦 Water

How often to water your Callisia Pink Panther

Water needs for Callisia Pink Panther
0.5 cups
every 9

Callisia Pink Panther 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.

Calculate water needs of Callisia Pink Panther

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Callisia Pink Panther in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Callisia Pink Panther: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Callisia Pink Panther 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Callisia Pink Panther in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Callisia Pink Panther

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

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Callisia Pink Panther prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Callisia Pink Panther may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Callisia Pink Panther Light Requirements →

Callisia Pink Panther Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Callisia Pink Panther prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.

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🪴 Soil

Callisia Pink Panther does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Callisia Pink Panther →

When and How to Successfully Repot Callisia Pink Panther →


💩 Fertilizer

Callisia Pink Panther should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


🌎 Native Region

Callisia Pink Panther is native to Southern United States to South America.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Callisia Pink Panther

Callisia Pink Panther

Callisia Pink Panther


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.

What other plant parents say

Callisia Pink Panther has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
Callisia Pink Panther has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
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The color she produces says everything.

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