Plant Care Cistanthe maritima

Cistanthe maritima

Taxonomy

Cistanthe maritima
Cistanthe
Montiaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Cistanthe maritima

Water

How often to water your Cistanthe maritima

Water needs for Cistanthe maritima
0.5 cups
every 9

Cistanthe maritima 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 None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cistanthe maritima: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cistanthe maritima 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Cistanthe maritima

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Cistanthe maritima

Cistanthe maritima


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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