Plant Care Cleomella arborea

Cleomella arborea


Cleomella arborea

How to care for Cleomella arborea


How often to water your Cleomella arborea

Water needs for Cleomella arborea
0.5 cups
every 9

Cleomella arborea needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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

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Plant care guide for Cleomella arborea in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Growing Cleomella arborea in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Cleomella arborea in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Philadelphia is currently 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 Cleomella arborea in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 30.7% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Philadelphia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to decrease by 30.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.9 megajoules of energy p…

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Light needs for plant Cleomella arborea in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 8.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of…

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cleomella arborea: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cleomella arborea may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.


How to fertilize Cleomella arborea

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

When to repot Cleomella arborea

Nutrient needs for plant Cleomella arborea in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

November 27th, 2021

The growing potential in Philadelphia 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 bes…

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Care Summary for Cleomella arborea

Cleomella arborea

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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