Plant Care Crown Flower

Crown Flower


Calotropis gigantea

How to care for Crown Flower


How often to water your Crown Flower

Water needs for Crown Flower
0.5 cups
every 9

Crown Flower needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boise, Idaho.

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 Crown Flower

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Crown Flower in Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho

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Finding light for Crown Flower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Crown Flower: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Crown Flower 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 Boise, Idaho ⛅.

Crown Flower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Crown Flower

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

Difficulty Level

Crown Flower is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Crown Flower

Crown Flower

Crown Flower

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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