Plant Care Brittle Spineflower

Brittle Spineflower

Taxonomy

Chorizanthe brevicornu
Chorizanthe
Polygonaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Brittle Spineflower

Water

How often to water your Brittle Spineflower

Water needs for Brittle Spineflower
0.5 cups
every 9

Brittle Spineflower 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Brittle Spineflower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brittle Spineflower: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Brittle Spineflower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Brittle Spineflower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Brittle Spineflower

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

FAQs
Water Needs
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Care Summary for Brittle Spineflower

Brittle Spineflower


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

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