How to care for Mexican Handplant
Mexican Handplant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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.
October 3rd, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently high 📈.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…
October 2nd, 2022
Houston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to decrease by 21.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per…
October 2nd, 2022
This month, Houston is getting an average of 9.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.2 total hours of day…
Mexican Handplant 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Houston, Texas ☀️.️
This is a great time to watch your Mexican Handplant thrive 🌿!
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 Mexican Handplant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
September 26th, 2022
The growing potential in Houston is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…