Plant Care Chrysanthemum Coccineum

Chrysanthemum Coccineum

Also known as

Pyrethrum, Pyrethrum, Pyrethrum, Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium and Chrysanthemum coccineum

Taxonomy

Tanacetum coccineum
Tanacetum
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Chrysanthemum Coccineum

Water

How often to water your Chrysanthemum Coccineum

Water needs for Chrysanthemum Coccineum
0.5 cups
every 9

Chrysanthemum Coccineum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Chicago, Illinois.

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 Chrysanthemum Coccineum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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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 Chrysanthemum Coccineum in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

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Growing Chrysanthemum Coccineum in Chicago right now

Light needs for plant Chrysanthemum Coccineum in Chicago, Illinois

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 27th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Chrysanthemum Coccineum in Chicago, Illinois

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 33.3% ☀️

November 28th, 2021

Chicago is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Chicago is expected to decrease by 33.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Chrysanthemum Coccineum in Chicago, Illinois

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Chicago is getting an average of 7.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.0 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Pyrethrum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chrysanthemum Coccineum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Chrysanthemum Coccineum 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 Chicago, Illinois ⛅.

Chrysanthemum Coccineum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chrysanthemum Coccineum

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

When to repot Chrysanthemum Coccineum

Nutrient needs for plant Chrysanthemum Coccineum in Chicago, Illinois

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

November 25th, 2021

The growing potential in Chicago 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 to …

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Care Summary for Chrysanthemum Coccineum

Chrysanthemum Coccineum

Chrysanthemum Coccineum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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