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 Portland, Oregon.

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 Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

27% Very Low

Growing Chrysanthemum Coccineum in Portland right now

Light needs for plant Chrysanthemum Coccineum in Portland, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

February 5th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Chrysanthemum Coccineum in Portland, Oregon

Sunlight will increase by 55.7% ☀️

February 4th, 2023

Portland is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Portland is expected to increase by 55.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.0 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Chrysanthemum Coccineum in Portland, Oregon

Daylight will increase by 1.5 hours 📈

February 7th, 2023

This month, Portland is getting an average of 7.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 17.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of da…

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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 Portland, Oregon ⛅.

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.

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 Portland, Oregon, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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