Plant Care Candy flower

Candy flower

Also known as

Siberian spring beauty, Siberian miner's lettuce and Pink purslane

Taxonomy

Claytonia sibirica
Claytonia
Montiaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Candy flower

Water

How often to water your Candy flower

Water needs for Candy flower
0.5 cups
every 9

Candy flower needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Candy flower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Candy flower: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Candy flower 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 Candy flower

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

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Care Summary for Candy flower

Candy flower


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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